Project Detail

Jacob's Pillow Dance | Perles Family Studio

New Performing Arts Facility | Becket, Massachusetts

Jacob’s Pillow Dance has been an institution in the Berkshires for over 80 years, and its new 6,000 sf dance studio honors this rich history by seamlessly fitting into the arts organization’s well established campus.

The highly flexible design incorporates multiple program spaces and functions; It serves as a rehearsal space, instructional space, informal performance space, and a residency venue for visiting programs.

The space provides ample space for dancers, including 40 x 60-ft clear floor space, warm-up space, and in-studio storage. Other features include radiant floors, controlled daylighting, low-velocity displacement ventilation, and professional acoustics.

Time Span 2015–2017
Type New Dance Studio
Client Jacob's Pillow Dance
Size 6000 sf
Architectural Team David Croteau, Principal-in-Charge; Kelley Banks, Project Manager; Betsy Garcia, Project Architect
Consultants Theater Design: Theater Projects Consultants; Structural Engineer: Roome & Guarracino
Contractor Allegrone Construction
Photographer Robert Benson

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