About Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival
ABOUT JACOB’S PILLOW
Jacob’s Pillow, a National Historic Landmark and recipient of the National Medal of Arts, is a year-round center for dance and home to America's longest-running international dance festival. Located in the beautiful Berkshires of Western Massachusetts, the Pillow encompasses the world-renowned, international Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, presenting more than 50 dance companies and over 350 events each summer and other major components that make up our comprehensive mission in service to dance. These include The School at Jacob’s Pillow, one of the most prestigious professional dance training centers in the U.S.; the Pillow Lab, a residency program that supports new choreography; Community Engagement programs that serve local school children, artists, and community members ; rare and extensive dance Archives, open to the public and available online at danceinteractive.jacobspillow.org, chronicling over a century of dance through photographs, videos, and programs; and Apprenticeships, a Fellows Program, and an Internship Program that provide professional advancement and training .