The Barnard Project continues to connect students to the professional world by commissioning premieres from cutting-edge choreographers.
"I dance because it makes me incandescently happy," write Anna Schon '07 in Dance Magazine.
At Barnard, students study the performing arts intellectually and critically, while immersing themselves in practice on campus and in the wider world of New York City.
Barnard/Columbia dancers perform global, classical, and contemporary pieces.
Join Chris Bregler, professor of computer science at New York University and director of the NYU Movement Lab, and Paul Scolieri, Barnard associate professor of Dance, for an eye-opening discussion of motion capture research. Bregler’s research involves modern dancers, U.S. Presidential candidates, Olympic athletes, and crowds.
For PBS, dance professor discusses distinguishing features of Diaghilev's Ballets Russes
“There’s been a dramatic transformation,” says Professor Tina Campt. “There’s been the transformation of going from nothing to something.” She’s talking about the Africana Studies Program, which she directs—and which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
Dance historian discussing shocking choreography of "The Rite of Spring" premiere in 1913.