Mon, Dec 12, 2016, 1:47am
World-renowned dance scholar, professor, and former co-chair of the Barnard dance department Lynn Garafola, BC ’68, is retiring after 16 years at the college.
Thu, Dec 1, 2016, 3:37am
The 12th season of “Barnard/Columbia Dances at NYLA,” a concert produced by the Barnard Department of Dance, will take place this Thursday through Saturday at New York Live Arts in Chelsea.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016, 12:36am
“The more effort you put in, the more expression you show,” choreographer Miro Magliorie explained to four dancers panting in exhaustion before him. The undergraduate ballet dancers had just completed a run-through for his new ballet, Us.
Wed, Nov 2, 2016, 12:49am
Twist, crack, pop. It’s every dancer’s nightmare—injury. The body is a dancer’s instrument and without full functionality, movement can feel restrictive instead of liberating.
Tue, Nov 1, 2016, 12:13am
“I want to start again,” echoed a recording of Lucinda Childs throughout Barnard Hall’s Held Auditorium, “I’m crying out for new experiences, passports to different places.” The passport that took Childs across the world? Modern dance.
Wed, Oct 19, 2016, 1:02am
Each week, over 1,200 students move through the four studios of the Barnard College Department of Dance, participating in at least one of the more than 50 courses offered this semester. Experience isn’t required for the introductory levels, and students can enjoy live musical accompaniment.
Mon, Sep 26, 2016, 10:08pm
A dancer’s chiffon skirt grazed my ankle. I turned and we locked eyes, my uneasy gaze meeting her bold stare; a second passed. She crumpled to the floor, eyes penetrating the ceiling, and gasped for air. I held my breath too.