Festival 2018

We’ve planned a jam-packed Festival Season that’s equal parts cutting-edge and crowd-pleasing, including multiple Pillow debuts and world premieres, live music collaborations, work that was developed at our Pillow Lab, and companies that are returning to the Pillow for the first time in years like PHILADANCO!Limón Dance CompanyHouston Ballet, and ODC/Dance. Highlights include opening the season with The Royal Danish Ballet, one of the world’s most highly respected ballet companies, presenting the U.S. debut of Compañía Sharon Fridman, ending with an artist-curated program by New York City Ballet’s Daniel Ulbricht, and much, much more.

Join us from June 20-August 26 2018.

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Ticketed Performances

Houston Ballet

Aug 15-18
Houston Ballet returns for the first time in almost 40 years with a program celebrating a wide range of classic and contemporary ballet with work by Trey McIntyre and a Pillow-commissioned world premiere by Artistic Director Stanton Welch.

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Sonya Tayeh

Aug 15-19
Obie and Lucille Lortel Award-winner Sonya Tayeh presents you’ll still call me by name, an emotionally charged dance symphony in collaboration with vocalist Jo Lampert and indie-folk duo The Bengsons. | LIVE MUSIC

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New Faces for Broadway

Aug 19
Dancers of the Musical Theatre Dance Program of The School at Jacob’s Pillow perform in a joyous celebration of dance and live music, directed by Broadway’s Chet Walker.

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Stars of American Ballet

Aug 22-26
Daniel Ulbricht curates Stars of American Ballet in celebration of choreographic legend Jerome Robbins’ centennial, bringing some of today’s most remarkable ballet talents to the intimate Ted Shawn Theatre. | LIVE MUSIC

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Aug 22-26
San Francisco-based ODC/Dance flaunts rigorous technique and full-throttle partnering, performing Dead Reckoning in a sea of mesmerizing green confetti, and the enigmatic Triangulating Euclid.

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Members get access to early ordering. Subscription Packages of five or more shows come with an additional 10% discount. It’s never too early to lock in your seats to these likely-to-sell-out shows!

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