Jacob’s Pillow Announces 2020 Dance Festival Line-up

January 15, 2020—Jacob’s Pillow announces the full season lineup for Festival 2020 featuring world premieres, new commissions, anniversary celebrations, Pillow-exclusive engagements, U.S. debuts, and work developed at the Pillow Lab. Founded by American modern dance pioneer Ted Shawn in 1933 and entering its 88th consecutive summer in 2020, Jacob’s Pillow is home to the longest-running dance festival in the…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces Winter/Spring 2020 Events

December 18, 2019 (Becket, MA)—Jacob’s Pillow announces public events held January through May in its Winter/Spring season, featuring co-presentations with local cultural partners; Pillow Parties; workshops and classes; Pillow Pop-Ups; and more. Events take place January through May on the Pillow’s 220-acre campus in Becket, MA and across Berkshire County. As the Pillow continues to…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces this Season’s Artist Residencies at the Pillow Lab

September 25, 2019  (Becket, MA)—Jacob’s Pillow announces this season’s artist residencies offered at the Pillow Lab, its year-round incubator of new work. The annual season of customizable residencies supports U.S.-based and international dance artists during crucial development, research, and technical stages of choreography-driven projects. The 2019-2020 recipients include Kyle Abraham, Aszure Barton, Brian Brooks, Milka…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces Fall Performances & Programs

August 28, 2019 (Becket, MA)—Jacob’s Pillow announces public offerings for the fall season, featuring performances co-presented with local cultural partners, Pillow Parties, and more. Events take place September through December both offsite and on the Pillow’s 220-acre campus in Becket, MA. Jacob’s Pillow continues to strengthen its mission and activate its local and national presence…

Boston Ballet Closes Jacob’s Pillow’s 2019 Festival

August 7, 2019 — (Becket, MA) Boston Ballet returns to Jacob’s Pillow for the first time in over a decade, performing in the Ted Shawn Theatre, August 21-25. Under the artistic directorship of Mikko Nissinen since 2001, Boston Ballet is recognized worldwide for repertoire that is “one of the most eclectic in the country” (The…