Dance

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The Language of Movement

Dance, as an art form, reaches across centuries and cultures. At Juilliard, you will be encouraged to become a versatile and nuanced performer through the exploration of ballet, modern and contemporary techniques.

You will learn the history and works from the past that continue to inform today’s dance makers, and you will be challenged to create with celebrated choreographers. Through its classes, performances, and compositional opportunities, Juilliard fosters and empowers the next generation of exceptional artists and creative voices in the dance world.

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Dance News

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

ChoreoComp Takes Flight

Juilliard Journal

Before ChoreoComp, Kaine had set ideas, but once it started, “it’s like, ‘forget everything—we’re just gonna start from scratch.’ And that’s the best thing about this class”

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  • Monday, September 9, 2019

    Summer Tales: Learning Cunningham in London

    Juilliard Journal

    Juilliard dancers talk about their experience commemorating Merce Cunningham’s centennial at London’s Trinity Laban Conservatory

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  • Wednesday, August 14, 2019

    A Dancer's Advice for Incoming Students

    Juilliard Journal

    Advice for new students from a dancer: see every show you can, make friends in and out of your division, and get a great umbrella

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  • Tuesday, August 6, 2019

    Student Reflections: Moscelyne ParkeHarrison

    Juilliard Journal

    Community engagement work, creating her own dances,and being an RA were highlights of Moscelyne's four years at Juilliard

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