Distinguished Guest Artist Twyla Tharp ’63 talks about her current projects and explores her ideas about work and its relation to art and life. Register at

Renowned choreographer Twyla Tharp ’63 talks about creating “Treefrog in Stonehenge” in the first ever lecture-demonstration of the work. Registration required.

Now in its ninth season, the Barnard Project and New York Live Arts present the first international collaboration creating an unforgettable experience: the “wunderkind of South African Dance.” Barnard students work with cutting-edge choreographers Boyzie Cekwana, Lance Gries, Annie-B Parson, and Donna Uchizono.

Edward Villella, beloved performer and National Medal of the Arts recipient, will discuss his extraordinary career and the changing role of ballet in contemporary life. 

Cutting-edge choreographers Faye Driscoll, Francesca Harper, Heidi Henderson, and Bill Young, premiere new works made specifically for Barnard/Columbia dancers during a semester-long creative process.

Award will support dance historian's work on biography of Russian choreographer Bronislava Nijinska

Join Africana Studies for a two-day celebration of playwright, poet, and novelist Ntozake Shange ’70, featuring student performances of her work, reflections on her legacy with Shange herself and acclaimed dance artist Dianne McIntrye, and an interdisciplinary exploration of African American arts and letters and gender in the African Diaspora. 

One-of-a-kind premiere dances developed through collaborations between Barnard students and cutting-edge choreographers Nora Chipaumire, Beth Gill, Juliette Mapp, and Reggie Wilson.

Dance professor's research noted in a piece commemorating "The Rite of Spring."