The dance professor and prolific choreographer reflects on her past five projects, including the critically acclaimed light and desire, which she conceived and directed.
In Harlem Movement Legacies, students learn the dances linked to the historic neighborhood — and their greater cultural significance.
After a two-year hiatus, faculty guided students through overseas programs ranging from Sustainable Communities in Ecuador to Translating Theatre in France.
Biology lecturer and alumna Chisa Hidaka ’86 guides students through the intersection of STEM and movement by exploring the anatomy in action.
Explore graduating seniors’ projects from the Departments of Dance and Art History.
In celebration of 2022’s Women’s History Month (March), read about the work of 22 Barnard community members who champion feminist and gender issues.
The Movement Lab is now accepting applications for our Fall '21-Spring '22 Student Artist-in-Residence!
The Movement Lab has opened applications for its Post Baccalaureate Fellowship position. This full-time, year-long job will help develop skills and technical / creative / collaborative insights through assisting in the operational logistics of running the Movement Lab, along with supporting the research and development of a personal creative project. You must be a resent Barnard/Columbia graduate in order to apply.
Explore senior thesis projects in the arts from the Departments of Theatre, Dance, and Architecture.
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.