Ted Shawn and Ruth St. Denis in 1916; photo Franklin Price Knott Aspen Santa Fe Ballet; photo Rosalie O'Connor
Ted Shawn Theatre; photo Christopher Duggan
Photo Ben Rudick Photo Marta Fodor
Photo Christopher Duggan
Season Opening Gala, June 18
Celebrate the Pillow and welcome our new Director, Pamela Tatge, with an evening of exciting performances, dinner, and dancing under the stars.

The Pillow's New Director
Esteemed arts leader Pamela Tatge joins Jacob's Pillow as Director in April of 2016. Read the news...

Festival 2016 Lineup Announced
Twenty dance companies from Korea, Argentina, Germany, Algeria, and across the U.S. will perform in the Ted Shawn Theatre and Doris Duke Theatre.

Shop at The Store
Pillow merchandise, including dance gifts, DVDs, and clothing, is available for purchase at the online Pillow Store.

Explore Dance Interactive
Explore Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive, an online video collection of dance highlights from 1937 through today. Or watch the award-winning Pillow documentary Never Stand Still on Netflix.

A National Historic Landmark and National Medal of Arts recipient, Jacob's Pillow is home to America's longest-running dance festival, located in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. 

Each year thousands of people from around the world visit the Festival to experience more than 50 dance companies and 350 ticketed and free performances, talks, and events. Dancers train at The School at Jacob's Pillow, visitors explore the Pillow's rare and extensive dance Archives; and anyone can take part in more than 200 free events and offerings designed to engage audiences of all ages. 

Festival 2016 runs June 18 through August 28, featuring dance styles from ballet and contemporary to tap, hip-hop, flamenco, and beyond. Discover exciting new dance companies from Argentina, Korea, Germany, Algeria, and all across the United States, and enjoy more live music than ever before.


Can't wait for the Festival? Dive into Jacob's Pillow dance videos now with Jacob's Pillow Dance Interactive, featuring clips from the early 1930s through 2015. Sign up to receive Pillow updates on email or join us on FacebookInstagram, or Twitter.

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