May 2014, vol. 29, no. 8

Pomp and circumstance abounded at Juilliard's 109th commencement ceremony. For more photos and the speech, see our Pinterest and pages.
At Juilliard, an action-packed 2013-14 school year included more than 700 performances.
Third-year actors chat with Shana Komitee about the annual Shakespeare repertory productions "As You Like It" and "Richard III."
Juilliard gives honorary degrees to Joyce DiDonato, Frank Gehry, Philip Glass, Marcus Roberts, Viola Davis, Lar Lubovitch, and Bruce and Suzanne Kovner.
One highlight of the New York Phil’s Biennial will be the opera Gloria—A Pig Tale featuring Juilliard musicians.
Senior Dance
Eve Jacobs
A Work for Dancers and Frames
For Senior Dance Production, Eve Jacobs braided together three interests—dance, words, and theater—in her choreography... More
New Staff Members
Some 20 new people joined the Juilliard staff over the course of the school year. More
The Aeolus
Susan Jackson
The Aeolus Quartet found the wild lines and moments of still beauty of Theofanidis’s Aerial Ascending alluring. More
Wyatt Underhill and Christian Tetzlaff
Bruce Hodges
The word “freedom” kept recurring in Christian Tetzlaff’s comments at his master class with five Juilliard violinists. More
Bryan Borland and Ian Young
Chelsea Feltman
Using Art to Effect Social Change
Two influential figures in gay and lesbian literature spoke with students about art’s capacity to effect societal change. More
Playwrights Fete
Juilliard’s Playwrights Program celebrated 20 years of leadership under Marsha Norman and Christopher Durang recently. More