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.
Dance historian writing biography of choreographer Bronislava Nijinkska
Barnard professor of dance Lynn Garafola and a panel of professional dancers come together to share their experiences reinventing The Rite of Spring, Igor Stravinsky and Vaslav Nijinsky’s avant-garde classic.
Senior dance majors create, produce, and perform in a culmination of their artistic and intellectual studies.