To coincide with Shange’s first posthumous book, Dance We Do: A Poet Explores Black Dance, the College is hosting several events through the two-year-long Shange Magic Project.
The dance professor puts a global twist on her Modern Technique course to promote mind-body healing among students.
Professor Colleen Thomas-Young reflects on “the body in protest” and how dance helped her through the first 100 days of the pandemic.
Faculty Director of the Movement Lab, choreographer, dancer, and filmmaker Gabri Christa moderates a public conversation with Sasha Alexander, Lozens Grit/ Noel Altaha, and Mildred Beltré on Saturday, October 26 from 9:30-10:30pm at the Brooklyn Public Library for Lay Down Your Sword and Shield. A free program of Til Victory is Won.
We spoke to the director and chairs of each department, who shared what makes the end-of-year shows and performances by students in art, music, and theatre special.
Professors Kimberly Marten and Shayoni Mitra discuss performance and politics with Provost Linda Bell.
Every year, Barnard faculty lead students on trips outside New York City—often outside the United States—to conduct research, perform, and expand teaching and learning opportunities.
Prof. Thomas-Young's current neurological study uses EEG to observe brain activity during choreographed and improvised dance.
An afternoon of film screenings and discussions will examine the intersections of dance on film and social justice.
On Tuesday May 31, watch "The Choreographer" a one-hour documentary on Lisa de Ribere, former NYCB and ABT dancer, as she creates a new work for dancers from Barnard.
"I dance because it makes me incandescently happy," write Anna Schon '07 in Dance Magazine.