Special Events

PillowTalk: Dance Scholar Paul Scolieri on Ted Shawn

Mar 7

Celebrate the release of Ted Shawn: His Life, Writings, and Dances, the first critical biography on the founder of Jacob's Pillow, in a special Winter PillowTalk! Join author Paul Scolieri and Jacob's Pillow Director of Preservation Norton Owen for an in-depth look at Shawn's pioneering role in the formation of America’s first modern dance company, and his founding of an internationally renowned dance festival and school in the Berkshires—at the historic site itself.

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New England Dance on Tour


New England Dance on Tour (NDEoT) highlights the rich diversity of dance in New England in collaboration with artists and venues from across the region through a showcase of three distinct New England-based artists and choreographers: Boston-based tap dance company Subject:Matter, The Davis Sisters, and a Nicole Stanton Crossroads Production with the Jay Hoggard Quintet.

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Season Opening Gala: Festival 2020

Jun 20

The summer kickoff party not to be missed, a performance by The School at Jacob’s Pillow; presentation of the 2020 Jacob's Pillow Dance Award; spirited auctions; dinner on the Great Lawn; and a fabulous after party with dancing into the night!

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