A&E: Dance

Oct 19, 2016, 1:02 AM

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.

Sep 26, 2016, 10:08 PM

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.

Dec 14, 2015, 5:07 PM

Barnard/Columbia dance students perform in new choreographic works at New York Live Arts.

Dec 14, 2015, 4:56 PM

Poets and installation artists present contrasting works that play with form and experiment with media in order to describe how the Internet affects us.

Dec 9, 2015, 2:50 AM

Lida A. Orzeck Distinguished Artist-in-Residence Wendy Whelan answers questions about her recent performance in “Hagoromo,” projects since retiring from the New York City Ballet, and dance education at Barnard.

Dec 9, 2015, 2:50 AM

Lida A. Orzeck Distinguished Artist-in-Residence Wendy Whelan answers questions about her recent performance in “Hagoromo,” projects since retiring from the New York City Ballet, and dance education at Barnard.

Nov 19, 2015, 3:16 AM

“Clytigation: State of Exception” used multimedia and modern technology to link an ancient Greek text, “The Oresteia,” to contemporary audiences.

Oct 15, 2015, 3:05 AM

As the Limón International Dance Festival opens on Oct. 13, Spectator attended a Limón Dance Company rehearsal to interview dancers about a typical day and the challenges they face in preparing their bodies for the stage.

Oct 1, 2015, 2:38 AM

New York City Center is putting on its 12th annual Fall for Dance Festival from Sept. 30 to Oct. 11, featuring dance from all over the globe.

May 19, 2015, 3:17 PM

If you’re a senior in the School of General Studies, you may know Jason Pettigrew, GS ’15, from the slew of emails he sent as senior class president. If not, you may recognize him as the backup dancer lifting Miley Cyrus onto his shoulder in “Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour 3D.

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