Community Events

At Third Thursday

Sep 19

Join Jacob’s Pillow in the Dance Zone at Cultural Pittsfield's Third Thursday street festival for a pop-up performance by Barkha Dance Company! Artistic Director, Barkha Patel, will perform a solo of pure Kathak dance accompanied with live music by Mike Lukshis on Tabla, the main percussion instrument of Kathak, and Rohan Prabhudesai on harmonium.

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Celebrate National Dance Day

Sept 21

Jacob’s Pillow is thrilled to partake in the celebration of National Dance Day, an annual day dedicated to encouraging all to integrate dance into their daily lives! Learn how you can share how you celebrate National Dance Day.

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DEL Essentials Workshop

Oct 19-20

Immerse yourself in this two-day intensive course on the DEL Model of Dance Education: Laban Movement Analysis (LMA), collaborative dance making, lesson planning, human development, strategies for effective teaching, and linking dance to curriculum for children and teenagers.

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DEL Mini-Workshop

Nov 2, Nov 9, Dec 7

Explore dance education practices dedicated to artistry, collaboration, and dance making in workshops inspired by the work of Pillow Lab residency artists. Includes a 3-hour workshop, lunch, a tour, and In Process Series showing with a Pillow Lab artist.

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