Barnard College News

Watch (and listen) to tips on video and audio from six of the College’s wildly successful creatives, including an Emmy-nominated TV director, the co-creator of a superhero character, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist.

Biology lecturer and alumna Chisa Hidaka ’86 guides students through the intersection of STEM and movement by exploring the anatomy in action. 

Professor Colleen Thomas-Young reflects on “the body in protest” and how dance helped her through the first 100 days of the pandemic.

Dance, choreography, and film legend Yvonne Rainer has been named its Lida A. Orzeck ’68 Distinguished Artist-in-Residence for 2019. Rainer, an enormously influential figure who has challenged conventional forms and genres for nearly six decades, will begin her one-year residency in Spring 2019. She will lead intensive dance workshops, performances, and film events with students through Fall 2019.

On Sunday, Cynthia Nixon '88 received the 2017 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play for Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, marking her fourth nomination and second win.