Tag Archives: Columbia University

Artichoke Dance Company’s Human Mapping Project

It’s site-specific, environmentally conscious, historically reflective, and interactive!  Artichoke Dance Company combines performance with ecological activism and volunteerism in a new project on New York shorelines, Your Planet: The Human Mapping Project.  Director and choreographer Lynn Neuman collaborates with scientists and architects … 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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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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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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