The School

"Artists of the 21st century must rededicate themselves to a broader professional agenda that reaches beyond what has been expected of them in an earlier time. Specifically, the 21st century artist will have to be an effective and active advocate for the arts in communities large and small around the globe." — Joseph W. Polisi, 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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Juilliard News

Monday, April 9, 2018

Alicia Graf Mack To Head Juilliard Dance

Juilliard Journal

Educator and former Ailey and Dance Theatre of Harlem dancer Alicia Graf Mack will become the fifth director of Juilliard's dance program

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  • Tuesday, April 3, 2018

    Celebrating Missa's 60th

    Juilliard Journal

    Juilliard dance faculty member Laura Glenn shares memories of José Limón and his iconic Missa Brevis on the 60th anniversary of its premiere

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  • Thursday, March 8, 2018

    Award-Winning Director to Head Juilliard Drama

    Juilliard Journal

    Evan Yionoulis, a veteran director, writer, and teache, will become director of Juilliard's Drama Division in the fall

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  • Tuesday, March 6, 2018

    John Williams to Gift Concert and Film Scores to Juilliard

    Juilliard Journal
    Alumni Story

    During a trip to Los Angeles in early March, President Polisi presented medals to actor Michael Chieffo (Group 6) and composer John Williams (’55, piano)and announced Williams’ monumental gift to the library

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