Jacob’s Pillow Announces $10M Gift from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to Build a Reimagined Doris Duke Theatre

Netherlands-based firm Mecanoo will serve as lead architect  November 17, 2022 (BECKET, Mass.)—After the tragic loss of the Doris Duke Theatre to a fire in November 2020, Jacob’s Pillow today announces that the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has awarded a $10 million grant —the largest received in Jacob’s Pillow’s 90-year…

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Welcomes New Zealand-based Black Grace

June 29, 2022 (BECKET, Mass.)— The sixth week of the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2022 welcomes New Zealand-based company Black Grace to the Ted Shawn Theatre, from July 27-31. Week 6 of the Festival will also feature Dichotomous Being: An Evening with Taylor Stanley on the outdoor Henry J. Leir…

Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival Welcomes A.I.M by Kyle Abraham

Ballet Nepantla, Mina Nishimura and Kota Yamazaki, and Passion Fruit Dance Company with Baye & Asa to Appear in One-Night-Only Performances on the Henry J. Leir Stage June 15, 2022 (BECKET, Mass.)— The fourth week of the Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2022 welcomes A.I.M by Kyle Abraham, performing An Untitled…

SW!NG OUT Brings Swing Dance, Live Music to the Ted Shawn Theatre 

JazzAntiqua Dance & Music Ensemble, Prakriti Dance, Bill Shannon, and The New York Korean Performing Arts Center Perform on the Henry J. Leir Stage June 8, 2022 (BECKET, Mass.)— In the third week of Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival 2022, audiences in the Ted Shawn Theatre will be treated to live…

Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui Receives the 2022 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award 

Cherkaoui will be honored at the season-opening Gala on June 18, where performers will include dance luminaries inaugurating the renovated Ted Shawn Theatre  March 15, 2022 (BECKET, Mass.)—Jacob’s Pillow announces Belgian and Moroccan choreographer, dancer, and director Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui as the recipient of the 2022 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Award.…

Jacob’s Pillow Announces 2022 Dance Festival

Featuring world premieres, 90th Anniversary Season celebrations, reopening of the renovated Ted Shawn Theatre Feb. 2, 2022 (BECKET, Mass.) —Jacob’s Pillow is pleased to announce the full season lineup for Festival 2022, featuring world premieres, new commissions, 90th Anniversary Season celebrations, Pillow-exclusive engagements, and work developed at the Pillow Lab. …

Jacob’s Pillow Announces Winter/Spring 2022 Pillow Lab Recipients

Dec. 9, 2021 (BECKET, Mass.) —Jacob’s Pillow is pleased to announce eight artist residencies this winter and spring 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.…

Jacob’s Pillow Presents Stream of STREB Extreme Action Company’s 2021 Dance Festival Performance

The stream will be available Dec. 1-Jan. 6 Nov. 23, 2021 — BECKET, Mass. — A special edition of the STREB Extreme Action Company’s 2021 Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival performance, featuring a unique retrospective of Elizabeth Streb’s work from the 70s and 80s alongside bonus behind-the-scenes content and archival footage,…

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