• Poong Go
    Korean Traditional Music And Dance Institute
    Photo: Christopher Duggan (2011)
  • Bundo
    Charles Moore, Charles Moore and Dances and Drums of Africa
    Photo: John Van Lund (1978)
  • El Jerezano
    Maria Alba Spanish Dance Company, Miguel Angel, Orlando Romero
    Photo: John Lindquist (1971)
  • Indo-American Dance Group
    Indo-American Dance Group
    Photo: John Lindquist (1967)
  • Napoli
    Soloists of The Royal Danish Ballet
    Photo: Stephan Driscoll (1982)
  • Dugso - The Offering
    Alice Reyes, Cultural Center of the Philippines Dance Company
    Photo: John Lindquist (1977)
  • Borrowed Light
    Tero Saarinen Company, Tero Saarinen
    Photo: Christopher Duggan (2012)
  • Teokila A'asa in front of Ted Shawn Theatre
    Teokila A'asa
    Photo: John Lindquist (1961)
  • Siva
    Ram Gopal
    Photo: John Lindquist (1954)
  • Black Swan Pas de Deux
    Liane Daydé, Serge Golovine
    Photo: John Lindquist
  • Taiwan Temple Festival
    Hung-Sheng Lion Dance Theatre, Yuan-Jung Chang, Li-Chuang Liao
    Photo: Yana Kraeva (2005)
  • Sung Hae Oh
    Sung Hae Oh
    Photo: John Lindquist (1967)
  • Over/Come
    ASzURe & Artists, Aszure Barton
    Photo: Christopher Duggan (2006)
  • Naga Nirtham
    Bhaskar
    Photo: John Lindquist (1977)
  • Shivaram, Ted Shawn, Louise Lightfoot
    Shivaram, Ted Shawn, Louise Lightfoot
    Photo: John Lindquist (1953)
  • Taiwan Temple Festival
    Hung-Sheng Lion Dance Theatre, Yuan-Jung Chang, Li-Chuang Liao
    Photo: Yana Kraeva (2005)
  • Entrelacs
    Claude Bessy, Attilio Labis, Claire Motte, Christiane Vlassi, Cyril Atanasoff, Juan Giuliano, Paris Opera Ballet
    Photo: John Lindquist (1963)
  • Sung Hae Oh
    Sung Hae Oh
    Photo: John Lindquist (1967)
  • Ten Young Danes of the Royal Danish Ballet with Ted Shawn at Pillow Rock
    Ted Shawn
    Photo: John Lindquist (1961)
  • Huhteun Choom
    Korean Traditional Music And Dance Institute
    Photo: Christopher Duggan (2011)
  • AGWA
    Mourad Merzouki, Compagnie Kafig
    Photo: Christopher Duggan (2012)
  • Ted Shawn with Ximenez-Vargas at Pillow Rock
    Sara de Luis, Manolo Vargas, Ted Shawn, Roberto Ximenez
    Photo: John Lindquist (1958)

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Discover the rich history of Jacob’s Pillow through an extensive online collection of photographs and festival programs. Search our entire collection of moving images, books, correspondence and other materials to learn more about past performances and artists, including Ted Shawn, Ted Shawn's Men Dancers, and the Denishawn Company.

Carmen de Lavallade in "As I Remember It"

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Images from Pillow Past

Carmen de Lavallade, recent Kennedy Center Honors recipient, is celebrated in a new online essay by Maura Keefe.

As part of a weekly #throwbackthursday and #flashbackfriday series on social media and collected here, we share rare photos and personal stories from years past.

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Dramaturgy and Dance

Where did this Dramaturg come from? (1/2)

Pillow Snapshots, 1930s-1950s

View of the Hunter House porch, before the upper porch was screened in the 1960s.

Lindquist / Lundqvist

This photo exhibit, shown onsite in 2008, pairs archival photographs by longtime Pillow photographer John Lindquist with contemporary images of the Trey McIntyre Project by Finnish photographer Jonas Lundqvist.

The School at Jacob's Pillow

Ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer, Margaret Craske leading a class for students studying at Jacob's Pillow.
Photo: John Van Lund