Business Partnerships

Jacob’s Pillow has been a proud presenter of dance in the Berkshires for OVER 90 YEARS!

Each year, our family-friendly summer Dance Festival and year-round offerings reach more than 40,000 audience members from around the world. From ballet to contemporary and musical theater dance, folkloric to flamenco, street dance to indigenous dance, the Festival regularly offers audiences an international array of dance and live music that has included companies from Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and Africa as well as from across the United States.

Since 1931, Jacob’s Pillow has been a premier center for dance, one of America’s most important presenters of new work, and a singular haven for creativity. Beloved for its signature, rustic setting in the Berkshire hills, the Pillow’s beautiful, 220-acre campus is a registered National Historic Landmark, open year-round to visitors and guests.

Programs at the Pillow include:

  • The iconic Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival – hosting indoor and outdoor performances by national and international artists, every summer for over 90 years
  • The School at Jacob’s Pillow, which educates the next generation of dancers
  • Local community engagement and K-12 education programs offered throughout the Berkshires
  • The Pillow Lab, a year-round series of residencies offered to artists and choreographers from around the world, to develop works in process
  • The world-renowned Pillow Archives: the premier multimedia archive for dance in the United States, including books, videos, costumes, historical correspondence, and more
  • Jacob’s Pillow Dance Interactive, a free and accessible online collection of films, essays, and photos from the Pillow Archives dating back to the 1940s

Be a Part of the 2024 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival

The 2024 Festival is shaping up to be a summer showcasing extraordinary talent and experiences, featuring:

  • A summer festival of world-renowned dance companies performing live to free and paid audiences on the Pillow’s iconic stages, including the historic Ted Shawn Theatre and the outdoor Henry J. Leir Stage, with scenic views of the Berkshire mountains.
  • Parties and Special Events building community among our audiences.
  • Public Dance workshops on the Pillow’s campus and in local communities.
  • Opportunities to meet artists and leaders in the dance community at in-depth talks and discussions.

Business Partners Sponsorship Packages:

Choose the package that makes the most sense for your company

  • 1/8-page color ad in the Festival Program Book.
  • Listing and link to your website as a “Recommended Business” on jacobspillow.org.
  • 10% Discount at the Pillow Store for company employees.

  • 1/4-page color ad in the Festival Program Book.
  • Two complimentary tickets to a performance of your choice in Festival 2024 (based on availability).
  • Listing and link to your website as a “Recommended Business” on jacobspillow.org.
  • 10% Discount at the Pillow Store for company employees.

  • 1/2-page color ad in the Festival Program Book.
  • Crediting in the printed program for all Henry J. Leir Stage performances during the Festival.
  • Exclusive priority parking pass.
  • Access to specialized ticketing concierge.
  • Four complimentary tickets to a performance of your choice in Festival 2024 (based on availability).
  • Two complimentary tickets to a Dance Party at Jacob’s Pillow.

  • 1/2-page color ad in the Festival Program Book.
  • Crediting in the printed program for all Henry J. Leir Stage performances during the Festival.
  • Exclusive priority parking pass.
  • Access to specialized ticketing concierge.
  • Eight complimentary tickets to a performance of your choice in Festival 2024 (based on availability).
  • Two complimentary tickets to a Dance Party at Jacob’s Pillow.
  • Recognition on Pillow social media posts thanking and promoting our sponsors to our combined 187,000 subscribers/followers.
  • A banner ad in a Pillow Newsletter, sent to 21,000 subscribers.
  • On-site advertisement on our digital bulletin boards throughout the Festival.
  • Crediting in the Ted Shawn Theater program during the Festival.

  • Full page color ad in the Festival program book.
  • Crediting in the printed program for all Henry J. Leir Stage performances during the Festival.
  • Crediting in the printed program for all Ted Shawn Theatre performances during the Festival.
  • Exclusive priority parking pass.
  • Access to specialized ticketing concierge.
  • Eight complimentary tickets to a performance of your choice in Festival 2024 (based on availability).
  • Two complimentary tickets to a Dance Party at Jacob’s Pillow.
  • Recognition on Pillow social media posts thanking and promoting our sponsors to our combined 187,000 subscribers/followers.
  • Three banner ads in a Pillow Newsletter, sent to 21,000 subscribers.
  • On-site advertisement on our digital bulletin boards throughout the Festival.
  • Logo placement on a primary page of the Festival program book.
  • Logo and link as a recommended business on the Pillow website.
  • Access to exclusive receptions and events during the Festival.

Custom Sponsorships are also available for other Pillow programs, including:

  • Jacob’s Pillow’s Season Opening Gala in June
  • “On The Road” free pop-up dance performances in public spaces across the Berkshires. 
  • Community engagement programs
  • The Pillow Archives and exhibition spaces
  • Jacob’s Garden, a 1.5-acre space at Jacob’s Pillow to grow fruits and vegetables and connect to the land’s multiple histories