Pillow Pride


Pillow Pride Weekend, formerly known as Weekend OUT, celebrates the Pillow’s LGBTQIA+ community with special performances, one of the largest dance parties of the summer, an exclusive historic tour, and more. Read below for more related events!

2019 Pillow Pride Schedule

Inside/Out: Ebony Williams Choreography & Dancers
Aug 2, 6:15pm

For a special Pillow Pride Inside/Out performance, Ebony Williams and dancers premiere Title XI, a piece that focuses on supporting and celebrating the LGBTQIAPD community #respectmypronoun, alongside the work Victoria that brings attention to the concerns of the heroin crisis that affects large communities without discrimination. Learn more | FREE

Pillow Pride Dance Party
Aug 3, after evening performances

Jacob’s Pillow’s annual LGBTQIA+ party is the most popular dance party of the summer with performances by Host Tyler Ashley, The Dauphine of Bushwick, music by Berkshire-beloved DJ BFG, and unforgettable moments captured in Berkshire Photo Booth. Learn more | $15 or included with your ticket to A.I.M by Kyle Abraham or THE DAY
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Hartford Gay Men’s Choir | Aug 4, 1pm

In a special Sunday Pillow Pride performance, The Hartford Gay Men’s Chorus (HGMC) brings live choir to the Inside/Out stage. Celebrating their seventh season, the 60+ voice ensemble is celebrated for its musicianship, creative programming, and community outreach. HGMC sings a wide range of music as a catalyst for enriching and educating both participants and audiences by demonstrating to individuals the many ways that beautiful music positively impacts our world. | FREE

Film: Hot to Trot | Aug 4, 4:30pm

This award-winning documentary film goes inside the fascinating but little-known world of same-sex competitive ballroom dance and follows a small international cast of four magnetic men and women, on and off the dance floor, over a four-year period. An immersive character study–and an idiosyncratic attack on bigotry–this rousing, powerful story unfurls with the rhythms and energy of dramatic cinema. Learn more. | $10

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