Posts Tagged ‘Julliard’

July 2017 | FYI | NYCB’s Woetzel Named New Julliard President

NYCB’s Woetzel Named New Juilliard President While The Juilliard School’s Dance Division is often considered the pinnacle of higher-ed dance training, a dancer has never held the school’s top job. As of next summer, that will no longer be the case. Juilliard announced in May that former New York City Ballet dancer Damian Woetzel will…

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October 2015 | Higher-Ed Voice | Dance at the Ivies

Where do dancers go for training at the college level? In the past, they have typically chosen to attend conservatories like The Juilliard School, or colleges and universities known for their dance departments. Rarely would they choose Ivy League schools or universities like Stanford (called by some an “Ivy of the West”), which have not accorded dance much esteem. On these campuses, dance typically has been limited in terms of class offerings, performance opportunities, and funding.

All that is changing. Now students can choose to immerse themselves in dance—as well as philosophy, quantum mechanics, and comparative literature—at Harvard, Stanford, and Yale.

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March-April 2014 | FYI

What’s up in the dance community:

An Ashton Feast in Florida

From the Page to the Stage

Success in New Mexico: National Dance Institute

ADF Honors Educator Irene Dowd

In Support of Clean Water

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