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, Caleb Teicher, Nelly Van Bommel; Bessie Award winners Doug Elkins, Sydnie L. Mosley, Melissa Toogood, Anna Schon; and 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 companies worldwide. During Festival 2019, we welcomed back 48 alumni as artistic directors, choreographers, performers, and artist faculty.

Craig Black, Contemporary Program alum & Lorna Strassler Award recipient; currently a dancer with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago:

Calvin Royal III, Ballet Program alum & Lorna Strassler Award recipient; currently a 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, Aszure Barton & Artists: William Briscoe, 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, Kidd Pivot: Doug Letheren, 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 Opera: Raymond 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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