Performing Arts

Performing Arts

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.

Barnard’s Make Some Noise: A Celebration of Women and Music concert marked its fifth year highlighting young women musicians, in partnership with Summer on the Hudson (NYC Parks and Riverside Park Conservancy).

Festival organizers received over 1,200 submissions from around the globe!

Eclectic “Make Some Noise” Event Features Encore Performances by the Series’ Most-Acclaimed Women Musicians

The event is free and open to the public.

Dance, choreography, and film legend Yvonne Rainer has been named its Lida A. Orzeck ’68 Distinguished Artist-in-Residence for 2019. Rainer, an enormously influential figure who has challenged conventional forms and genres for nearly six decades, will begin her one-year residency in Spring 2019. She will lead intensive dance workshops, performances, and film events with students through Fall 2019.