The creative field is continually evolving, and Juilliard aims to prepare students not only with practical skills but also with the empowerment and imaginative thinking to become the industry’s changemakers. Guided by the Creative Associates and other guest artists, students develop the tools to shape their own creative paths through workshops, collaborative projects, and an ongoing conversation series.
Conversation Series Led by Creative Associate Nicholas Britell
Creative Associate Nicholas Britell led a conversation series on careers, classical and film music, and the entertainment industry. He was joined by Creative Associate Caroline Shaw to discuss composing across genres.
Improvisation Workshop Led by Creative Associate Caroline Shaw
Creative Associate Caroline Shaw partnered with Historical Performance students for a multiday improvisation workshop followed by a showing.
Solo Creation and Performance Project Led by Creative Associate Raja Feather Kelly
Creative Associate Raja Feather Kelly led students across divisions to create a devised solo and explore themes of popular culture, archive, and personal aesthetic with his “feath3r theory” approach.
A Conversation With Creative Associates Nadia Sirota and Nico Muhly
Provost and Dean Ara Guzelimian moderated a conversation with alums Nadia Sirota and Nico Muhly that included reflections on past performances, career paths, and creating new music.
Choreography & Composition Discussion with Creative Associate Nico Muhly and Justin Peck
This discussion between Creative Associate Nico Muhly and choreographer Justin Peck was focused on how composers and choreographers work together in the creation process. Participants learned more about Nico and Justin's work, their collaboration, and considerations they take as artists and collaborators working in two different mediums.