Alumni of The School at
Jacob’s Pillow

Alumni of The School at Jacob’s Pillow include dance luminaries such as Nikolaj Hübbe, Mia Michaels, Meredith Monk, and Robert Swinston; choreographers John Heginbotham, Emery LeCrone, Loni London, Paloma McGregor, Mark Morris, Nelly Van Bommel; Bessie Award winners Doug Elkins, Sydnie L. Mosley, Caleb Teicher, Melissa Toogood, Anna Schon; Princess Grace Award winners Craig Black, Paige Fraser, Jacqueline Green, and Jacqulin Harris; just to name a few.

They appear in Dance Magazine’s “25 To Watch,” on Broadway, at The Tonys, in film, and in major companies worldwide. During Festival 2018, 41 alumni returned: 7 as artistic directors of companies, 7 as choreographers, and all others as performers and artist faculty.

Craig Black, 2011 Contemporary Program participant, Lorna Strassler Award recipient, and current dancer of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago:

Calvin Royal III, 2010 Ballet Program participant, Lorna Strassler Award recipient, and current Soloist with American Ballet Theatre:


Our Alumni Enjoy Careers With

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Jacqueline Green, Jacquelin Harris, Megan Jakel, Danica Paulos, Christopher R. Wilson, Ailey II: Grace Bergonzi, Antuan Byers, Alonzo King LINES Ballet: Ashley Mayeux, Shualb Elhassan, American Ballet Theatre: Alban Lendorf, Calvin Royal III, Ate9: Claire You, Atlanta Ballet: Taylor Ciampi, Bret Coppa, Nikolas Gaifullin, Francesca Loi, Keith Reeves, Mikaela Lauryn Santos, Ballet BC: Justin Rapaport, Scott Fowler, Ballet West: Olivia Gusti, Lucas Horns, Alexander MacFarlan, Trevor Naumann, Ballet West II: Alexandra Terry, Boston Ballet: Lauren Herfindahl, Caleb Teicher & Company: Caleb Teicher, Naomi Funaki, Macy Sullivan, Chase Brock Experience: Jane Abbott, Dean De Luna, Macy Sullivan, Caleb Teicher, Chloe Arnold’s Apartment 33: Vikas Arun, Jabu Graybeal, Compagnie CNDC-Angers/Robert Swinston: Robert Swinston, Artistic Director, Dance Theatre of Harlem: Daphne Lee, Dylan Santos, Dorrance Dance: Elizabeth Burke, Leonardo Sandoval, Dutch National Ballet: Riho Sakamoto, Clara Superfine, Flamenco y Sol: Glenda Sol Koeraus, Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana: Leslie Roybal, Glenda Sol Koeraus, Isabel del Día, Xianix Barrera, Hamilton: Willie Smith III, Yossi Chaikin, Dylan Hoffinger, Keenan D. Washington, Houston Ballet: Austin Acevedo, Aoi Fujiwara, Madison Russo, Connor Walsh, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago: Craig D. Black Jr., Alysia Johnson, Adrienne Lipson, Joffrey Ballet: Luis Eduardo Gonzalez, Brooke Linford, Graham Maverick, Limón Dance Company: Angela Falk, Jesse Obremski, Loni Landon Dance Projects: Loni Landon, Nicole von Arx, Mark Morris Dance Group & Music Ensemble: Lesley Garrison, Laurel Lynch, Martha Graham Dance Company: Anne O’Donnell, Lorenzo Pagano, ODC/Dance: Mia J. Chong, Jammie Walker, Oregon Ballet Theatre: Matthew Pawlicki-Sinclair, Pam Tanowitz Dance: Kara Chan, Christine Flores, Melissa Toogood, Pennsylvania Ballet: Marjorie Feiring, Albert Gordon, Jack Thomas, Therese Davis, Peridance Contemporary Dance Company: Colin Heininger, Jerard Palazo, Billi Marder, Joslin Vezeau, Phantom of the OperaRaymond Pinto, Ronald K. Brown/EVIDENCE: Annique Roberts, Royal Winnipeg Ballet: Katie Bonnell, Elizabeth Lamont, Sophia Lee, Liam Saito, Ryan Vetter, RUBBERBANDance Group: Dana Pajarillaga, Sarah Reich’s Tap Music Project: Sarah Reich, Subject:Matter: Ian Berg, Artistic Director, April Nieves, Jackson Clayton, Tania Pérez-Salas Dance Company: Sarah Matry-Guerre, The Lion King Broadway & Tour: Eric Bean, Jr., Lindsey Jolyn Jackson, Visceral Dance Chicago: Page Fraser, Washington Ballet: Nardia Boodoo, Samara Rittinger, Stephanie Sorota, Wicked: Alex Aquilino, YY Dance Company: Erika Choe, Lissa Smith, ZEST Collective Dance: Gentry Isaiah George (Artistic Director), Cajai Fellows Johnson, Jerard Palazo, Jesse Obremski

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