World-Renowned Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival

Spend a day at Jacob's Pillow for inspiration and joy...

Photo above: The School at Jacob's Pillow Ballet Program performing as part of the free Inside/Out performance series, 2008; photo Ben Rudick

The internationally known Jacob's Pillow Music Festival will host more that 350 free and ticketed performances from June 14 and August 23.  Tickets are on sale now!

About Jacob's Pillow:

Jacob's Pillow Dance is lauded worldwide as a "hub and mecca of dancing" (TIME Magazine), "one of America's most precious cultural assets" (Mikhail Baryshnikov), and "the dance center of the nation" (The New York Times). "The Pillow" is a treasured 220-acre National Historic Landmark, a recipient of the prestigious National Medal of Arts, and home to America's longest-running international dance festival.

Each year thousands of people from across the U.S. and around the globe visit the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts to experience the Festival with more than 50 dance companies and 200 free performances, talks, and events; train at The School at Jacob's Pillow, one of the most prestigious professional dance training centers in the U.S.; explore the Pillow's rare and extensive dance Archives; and take part in numerous Community Programs designed to educate and engage dance audiences of all ages.


 The Perfect Jacob's Pillow Weekend

  1. Take the short drive from the Inn at Stockbridge to Jacob's Pillow for an evening show
  2. Enjoy relaxing in the beautiful Berkshires during the day
  3. Taste delicious meals with an emphasis on local ingredients
  4. Schedule a massage to round off the weekend
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