The School at Jacob’s Pillow will connect you to a revered roster of artists as your faculty; acclaimed for their work in the field as well as their teaching and mentoring.

Artist Faculty

Milton Myers

Program Director
July 11-25
Milton Myers is resident choreographer and instructor for PHILADANCO! and on the faculties of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. Program, Peridance, STEPS on Broadway, and The Juilliard School, where he is the first Horton instructor.

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Helen Pickett

Program Director
July 11-25
Helen Pickett, a native of San Diego, CA, has created over 40 ballets in the U.S. and Europe. The Crucible, her newest full length for Scottish Ballet, premiered at Edinburgh International Festival (EIF) 2019, winning two awards; UK Theatre Critics Award and the Herald Angel Award.

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Sarah Hillmer

Artist Faculty
July 11-25
An Atlanta, GA native, Sarah Hillmer has dedicated over 17 years to the professional dance world as a dancer, assistant to choreographers, ballet master, stager, educator, and creator. Her company credits include the Atlanta Ballet, glo-as a founding member, and staibdance.

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André M. Zachery

Guest Choreographer
July 11-25
André M. Zachery is a Brooklyn-based interdisciplinary artist. As the artistic director of Renegade Performance Group (RPG), his practice, research and community engagement artistically focuses on the merging of choreography, technology and Black cultural practices through multimedia work.

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Gustavo Ramírez Sansano

Master Class Artist
Gustavo Ramírez Sansano, born in 1978 in San Fulgencio, Spain, was Artistic Director of Luna Negra Dance Theater from 2009 until 2013, and now combines his work as a freelance choreographer with Proyecto Titoyaya, the Spanish dance company he founded in 2006 with Veronica Garcia Moscardo.

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