Dance in Art and Science

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
7 PM
Julius S. Held Lecture Hall, 304 Barnard Hall

An audience-led panel will explore how artists and scientists use innovative technology and dance methods to uncover new ways to express human movement. 

Performing Arts at Barnard

At Barnard, students study the performing arts intellectually and critically, while immersing themselves in practice on campus and in the wider world of New York City.

The Barnard Project at New York Live Arts

A performance
Thursday, November 21 - Saturday, November 23, 2013
2 PM (Saturday), 7:30 PM
219 West 19th Street

Now in its ninth season, the Barnard Project and New York Live Arts present the first international collaboration creating an unforgettable experience: the “wunderkind of South African Dance.” Barnard students work with cutting-edge choreographers Boyzie Cekwana, Lance Gries, Annie-B Parson, and Donna Uchizono.

Edward Villella: Man Who Dances On

A conversation with Edward Villella
Monday, October 21, 2013
7 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Edward Villella, beloved performer and National Medal of the Arts recipient, will discuss his extraordinary career and the changing role of ballet in contemporary life. 

Performing Tradition & Innovation

A Performace
Friday, October 18, 2013
1:30 PM
305 Barnard Hall

Barnard/Columbia dancers perform global, classical, and contemporary pieces.

Captured Motion: The Art and Science of Human Movement Research

A discussion with Chris Bregler
Monday, September 16, 2013
7 PM
Julius S. Held Auditorium, 304 Barnard Hall

Join Chris Bregler, professor of computer science at New York University and director of the NYU Movement Lab, and Paul Scolieri, Barnard associate professor of Dance, for an eye-opening discussion of motion capture research. Bregler’s research involves modern dancers, U.S. Presidential candidates, Olympic athletes, and crowds.

Marking 20 Years of Africana Studies

“There’s been a dramatic transformation,” says Professor Tina Campt. “There’s been the transformation of going from nothing to something.” She’s talking about the Africana Studies Program, which she directs—and which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.


Barnard Dances at Miller

Friday, April 12 - Saturday, April 13, 2013
2 PM (Saturday) & 7 PM
Miller Theater, 2960 Broadway

Cutting-edge choreographers Faye Driscoll, Francesca Harper, Heidi Henderson, and Bill Young, premiere new works made specifically for Barnard/Columbia dancers during a semester-long creative process.