Jun 11-24 | Anna-Marie Holmes and a distinguished international faculty prepare dancers for the artistic range and technical rigor required by today’s world-class ballet companies.
Gaga: The Movement Language of
Jun 25-Jul 8 | Former Batsheva Dance Company members guide this multi-sensory, physically challenging, two-week immersive experience for dancers to directly connect to the intent and expressive powers of Gaga.
Jul 9-29 | Under the direction of Milton Myers, studio work and performance experiences prepare dancers to meet the expectations and requirements of today’s most in-demand artistic directors.
Musical Theatre Dance
Jul 30-Aug 20 | Chet Walker and award-winning Broadway choreographers, directors, composers/arrangers, and musicians collaboratively create original numbers on dancers, with the same fast pace and rigor required to audition for and mount Broadway productions.
Aug 21-31 | Led by long-time transformative dance artists and mentors Dianne McIntyre and Risa Steinberg, eight Choreography Fellows will be guided through extensive studio time to evolve a choreographic idea in this two-week program.
Art of Photographing Dance
Aug 21-26 | Directed by award-winning dance photographer Rose Eichenbaum, photographers will focus on developing a more highly attuned photographic eye, refining personal aesthetic, and building confidence behind the lens.
The School Experience
Live & train on these beautiful historic grounds
The School at Jacob’s Pillow is a fully immersive experience demanding stamina, perseverance, risk-taking, creative collaboration, and passion. Dancers live and work as artists under the direction of a faculty who are the field’s most revered legends, choreographers, performers, and teachers. They lead classes, rehearsals, discussions, and seminars as well as coach and guide dancers both inside and outside of the studio.Learn about Life at the Pillow
Hear from our Alumni
“This is a place of growth, where there is no judgement; you can simply be and express yourself, which I felt has helped me to flourish as an artist.”
2017 Ballet Program
“Truly life-changing..this experience has been an absolutely perfect springboard to the next point in my career.”
2017 Musical Theatre Dance Program
“Dancing with world-renowned artists in a room full of overwhelmingly talented peers is something I will never forget.”
2016 Contemporary Program
Learn more about the accomplishments of our Alumni here.
Ready to take the next step?
Advance your knowledge and skill in the art of dance by applying for The School at Jacob’s Pillow.