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Welcome to The School at Jacob's Pillow!

The School at Jacob’s Pillow is pivotal experience, where dancers and choreographers define and strengthen their distinct artistic voices, and make the connections that will advance their work in the field. In 2022, artists connected to a worldwide career-building network are leading programs in Contemporary Ballet, Musical Theatre, Contemporary, Dance Theatre: Afro-Latin Immersion and the Hicks Choreography Fellows Program.

In-person programs this summer at the Pillow are part of the
Jacob's Pillow 90th Anniversary Celebrations!

The School at Jacob's Pillow 360 Intensives
Dancers ages 14 - 18
The School is partnering with universities and arts organizations around the world to give more dancers an opportunity to work in person with renowned Jacob’s Pillow Artist Faculty alongside esteemed faculty from our partner schools. Dancers will learn more about these highly regarded dance training centers, while strengthening technical understanding in a variety of dance styles, and gaining valuable career advice from these acclaimed artists. Both live-streamed performances by The School and the world class virtual resources featuring Festival programming at Jacob’s Pillow will be part of the experience.

All 360 Intensives will be held in the beautiful dance studios of the partner organizations below:

Miami – New World School of the Arts | July 22 – 24

London – University of Roehampton | July 29 – 31

Chicago – Chicago College of the Performing Arts (Roosevelt University) | August 1 – 5

Applications for all 360 Intensives are due by May 20. Choose 360 Intensives from drop down at left, and choose location within your application.   All applications will be reviewed and dancers will be notified within one week of submission.

Come dance and create with us! 

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For Contemporary Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre, and Dance Theatre: Afro-Latin Immersion, please choose School Programs from the drop-down menu to your left. You may choose to apply to more than one School Program.

2022 Programs At Jacob's Pillow

Contemporary Ballet 


Musical Theatre 

Dance Theatre: Afro-Latin Immersion 

The Ann & Weston Hicks Choreography Fellows Program 

2022 Application Deadlines

Jan 14 at 12 am/ midnight EST | Early Deadline | $40 processing fee
Includes 1 free Master Class if application is submitted by the Jan 14 deadline.

EXTENDED March 11 at 12 am/midnight EST | Regular Deadline | $45 processing fee

After March 11 at 12 am/midnight EST | Rolling Basis* | $50 processing fee


Questions? Read the Participation Requirements & Policies or email


Dance with us in January - March! Learn about our Master Class Series here.