Opportunities For Artists

Jacob's Pillow presents the work of visionary artists and supports them through the annual Jacob's Pillow Dance Award and In Process Series at the Pillow Lab.

Performing at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival is an annual international festival (mid-June through August) that presents more than 50 dance companies in three performance venues, more than 200 free public events, exhibits, film screenings, dance classes and many other activities. All dance forms, styles and traditions are presented at the Pillow.

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In Process Series at
the Pillow Lab

An annual artist residency program with the opportunity to work in the Pillow's retreat-like atmosphere and state-of-the-art studio spaces. The 2017-18 program includes a series of 12 customized residencies with work-in-progress showings open to an intimate, invited audience.

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Inside/Out Artist Submissions

Jacob's Pillow is interested in presenting all dance forms and genres in its outdoor Inside/Out performance series, including culturally-specific dance forms and dance-theater in addition to classical and contemporary choreography.

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Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award

The Jacob's Pillow Dance Award is an important way the Pillow supports the creativity of visionary artists. The Award, presented each year at the Season Opening Gala to an exceptional artist, carries a cash prize of $25,000 which the artist can use in any way they wish.

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