Virtual Festival:
Community Events

Thanks to our community members, we can help to develop programs that connect participants to the physical, emotional, intellectual and inspirational world of dance.

Families Dance Together

Fridays, July 10 – August 28, 2020

Experience the joy of creating simple dances from the comfort of your home in this intergenerational movement class, designed for movers of all ages to enjoy together. From kids to adults, we invite you to get your whole household moving!

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Dog Dance

August 1, 2020

Back by popular demand! Dance Exchange Artists Elizabeth Johnson and Debbie Maciel will lead you and your leashed canine through a series of simple and fun movements designed to highlight the beauty of our pets, and the unique relationships we share with our dogs.

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The Land on Which We Dance: One-Year Anniversary Celebration

August 5, 2020

In 2019, Jacob’s Pillow hosted a week-long landmark celebration where the campus was illuminated with an exchange of song, dance, and storytelling—bringing together local Indigenous peoples with contemporary artists based in the U.S. and Canada. See excerpts of performances and story-telling on the anniversary of this momentous gathering. 

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Festival Finale: Virtual Dance Party

August 27, 2020

See old friends, make a few new ones, toast the performers, and dance a celebratory farewell (to a live DJ set!) as we wrap up this summer's first-ever Virtual Festival at Jacob's Pillow. Wear clothes you can groove in, and hop onto Zoom for a global moment of movement unlike any we've done before.

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Your contribution will help Jacob’s Pillow support dance creation, presentation, education, and preservation, and help us harness the community-building power of dance at a time when we need it most. Support from our members and donors is the reason that we can offer opportunities for artists to learn, create, and accomplish their goals.


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