Tag Archives: Barnard College

Twyla Tharp Appointed Distinguished Guest Artist at Barnard College

Beginning this fall, choreographer Twyla Tharp (pictured at left) will be the distinguished guest artist at Barnard College, her alma mater. Tharp will be teaching master classes and leading workshops, as well as lecturing and working on projects between dance and other … Continue reading

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Edward Villella in Conversation at Barnard College

A talk with Edward Villella, renowned worldwide for his dramatic transformation of the male image in ballet, opens Barnard College’s series of public dance events.  The discussion, moderated by former Twyla Tharp principal and present Barnard Senior Associate of Dance, … Continue reading

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The Window Sex Project

My friend and college classmate, Sydnie L. Mosley, has initiated an exciting project that has the potential to have a powerful impact on women. The Window Sex Project addresses and tackles the every day practice in which women are “window … Continue reading

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Columbia Ballet Collaborative at Miller

Dancers in Emery LeCrone’s Five Songs for Piano, photo by Matthew Murphy In 2007, a group of former professional dancers studying at Columbia University were frustrated by the lack of ballet opportunities on campus.  They took matters into their own … Continue reading

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Ilana Webber Dance: The Furthermost Shake

It’s a tough time to be a young, budding choreographer. Obstacles are plentiful, such as finding affordable rehearsal space and a venue willing to present one’s work, along with coordinating rehearsal schedules for part-time dancers who will (hopefully) get paid. … Continue reading

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