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"In the years ahead, we will seize the opportunity to build further on our base of educational excellence, encouraging an ever-wider range of creative collaboration that breaks new artistic ground and also brings the uniquely valuable qualities of the arts to bear on the world around us.  I am inspired to join with you in this magnificent ongoing project that is Juilliard."

— Damian Woetzel, President, The Juilliard School

Founded in 1905, The Juilliard School is a world leader in performing arts education. The school’s mission is to provide the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world so that they may achieve their fullest potential as artists, leaders, and global citizens. Located at Lincoln Center in New York City, Juilliard offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in dance, drama (acting and playwriting), and music (classical, jazz, historical performance, and vocal arts). Currently more than 800 artists from 44 states and 42 countries and regions are enrolled at Juilliard, where they appear in over 700 annual performances in the school’s five theaters; at Lincoln Center’s Alice Tully and David Geffen halls and at Carnegie Hall; as well as other venues around New York City, the country, and the world. Beyond its New York campus, Juilliard is defining new directions in global performing arts education for a range of learners and enthusiasts through The Tianjin Juilliard School and K-12 educational curricula.

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Thursday, December 5, 2019

Drama Takes on Suzan-Lori Parks Plays

Juilliard Journal

A chance comment in a canoe sparked playwright Suzan-Lori Parks' award-winning two-play riff on "The Scarlet Letter," recently performed at Juilliard

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  • Tuesday, November 19, 2019

    New Dances 2019 | Establishing Community

    Juilliard Journal

    Noah Wang on the four premieres that make up New Dances, and the bittersweet experience of taking part in this concert for the last time

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  • Thursday, October 24, 2019

    Jazz Opera in the Courthouse

    Juilliard Journal

    Jazz faculty member Ted Rosenthal experienced true citizen artistry when part of his opera was presented at a naturalization ceremony

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  • 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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