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Address: 358 George Carter Road, Becket, MA 01223
Phone Number: 413-243-0745
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Dance & Nature

A wonderful experience. I wish I could attend every year. I discover new dance companies every time I've had an opportunity to attend this event.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Tucson, Arizona
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Tucson, Arizona
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful experience. I wish I could attend every year. I discover new dance companies every time I've had an opportunity to attend this event.

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Thank AM W
Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This is a magical place. It has history. During the summer they have excellent -free- entertainmet- for families, couples and world class events (you have to purchase tickets) for all type of taste. The restaurant is great for dinner after or before the shows.

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Thank Jazz6909
Los Angeles
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

Jacob's Pillow almost feels like the land time forgot. Attend a rehearsal, walk around , watch a performance. There is a feeling of peaceful vibes, almost a throw back to the sixties. Of course the performances can vary so if you are adventurous , just pick a date and go. If not, do your research so you won't be surprised.... More 

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Thank Frank G
Monterey, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

World class dance companies in a delightful setting at very reasonable prices. Free outside performances and picnic sites gives families a great way to introduce young ones to dance performance. Wide availability of video on the Pillow site or Utube let's you get some idea if you will like the company'S style. Excellent web site and easy booking. The under... More 

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Thank GardenPam
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Every year I attend Jacob's Pillow to discover what are the new boundaries and companies breaking new ground in dance. I go up several times during the summer and capture this festival of dance. Even though I live in Manhattan that has many dance venues and companies passing through, there is no where like Jacob's Pillow to experience dance companies... More 

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Thank Dui S
saratoga springs NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

The venue & Martha Graham Dance were both wonderful. Several buildings on campus (pub, fine dining in tent, education ctr., lecture area) plus 2 theaters. Ours was barn-like with rafters & large portraits of Ted Shawn & St. Denis. Will return next year.

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Thank srhahm
New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

I love The Pillow but have to provide an update from my 2013 review. Attended the matinee on the final day of the season and sat in row AA. I generally love this row because it's on the large aisle behind the orchestra seats that allows for plenty of leg room. Unfortunately, seat 9 provided an obstructed view due to... More 

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Thank Lily54
Long Island, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

My friend and I visit the Berkshires every year, just to be able to come to Jacob's Pillow 2 nights. We get tickets to both theatres. We always come early, to watch the free Inside Out performances. Every night there is a 30 minute dance at 6:15 pm. With the open stage, sun setting on the mountains, the venue doesn't... More 

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Thank Roni C
Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The best place to see dancers and companies from around the world! Beautiful setting! They offer free shows Wednesday to Saturday throughout the summer. You can bring food and picnic during the shows. The outside stage overlooks the mountains in the background making for a beautiful, natural setting. Lots of history too!

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Thank HartHawk1217
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Jacob's Pillow is one of the oldest running dance festival in the USA. This year I had the opportunity to dance again for the second time at this prestigious dance festival with Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater. Best place to see a dance performance in the summer time.

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