Tag Archives: Barnard College

The Ballets Russes in Music and Dance

Michael J. Novak in Vaslav Nijinsky’s Afternoon of a Faun, photo by Costas Last Saturday, the Harriman Institute of Columbia University and Barnard College’s Dance Department and Music Program joined forces to present “Celebrating the Ballets Russes in Music and … Continue reading

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Zoe Scofield and Juniper Shuey at DTW

Christiana Axelsen and Zoe Scofield, photo by Juniper Shuey On Thursday evening, the devil you know is better than the devil you don’t made its NYC premiere at Dance Theater Workshop. This seventy-minute collaboration between Seattle-based choreographer Zoe Scofield and … Continue reading

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The Columbia Ballet Collaborative

Kimi Nikaidoh, a former dancer and current student at Columbia, leads a rehearsal of the Columbia Ballet Collaborative in Streng Studio at Barnard College, photo by Andrea Mohin In the fall of 2007, several former professional dancers studying at Columbia … Continue reading

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Meeting Deborah Friedes

Since this past February, Winger contributor and independent dance blogger Deborah Friedes and I have been emailing and commenting on each others’ posts after Katie Glasner (my dance professor at Barnard and Deborah’s teacher at Princeton Ballet School) suggested we … Continue reading

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College versus Conservatory: A Dancer’s Dilemma

This past April, I received an email from dance blogger Tonya asking for advice regarding an email that she received from Juan, a concerned father of a seventeen-year-old dancer living in Barcelona who was about to make a critical decision … Continue reading

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