Programs of the School

Festival 2017 features programs in Ballet, Tap, Contemporary, and Musical Theatre Dance led by acclaimed artistic directors and choreographers.

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Pillow Faculty Spotlight

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Anna-Marie Holmes

Anna-Marie Holmes, artistic director, choreographer, master-teacher, and celebrated ballerina, is... More

Michelle Dorrance

Michelle Dorrance, founder and artistic director of Dorrance Dance, is one of the most sought aft... More

Milton Myers

Milton Myers is resident choreographer and instructor for Philadanco and on the faculties of Alvi... More

Chet Walker

Chet Walker is a multi-award winning director/choreographer for his work in theaters across the g... More

Life at the Pillow

Life at the Pillow

Dancers of The School spend six days a week immersed in high-level technique classes and intense rehearsals of classic and original works. They also perform for Festival audiences as part of the Pillow’s Inside/Out Series, and make lasting connections with Festival artists and professional choreographers.

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Hear from our Alumni

Learn more about the accomplishments of our Alumni here.

Observing The School

Festival visitors are invited to observe dancers of The School at Jacob’s Pillow in classes and rehearsals as they work with world-renowned artist faculty. Seating is limited. If your group is more than 4, please pre-arrange your visit.

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Ready to apply? Take the next step in advancing your knowledge and skill in the art of dance.

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