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

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Lúa Mayenco Cardenal | Life After Juilliard

Juilliard Journal

Dance alumna Lúa Mayenco Cardenal, also a poet and illustrator, works at Danish Dance Theatre, the main contemporary dance company in Denmark

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  • Tuesday, August 16, 2022

    Nailing It on 'So You Think You Can Dance'

    Juilliard Journal

    Fourth-year dancer Waverly Fredericks made it to the top eight on the reality TV dance competition

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  • Tuesday, May 31, 2022

    Balance

    Juilliard Journal

    Juilliard dancer Nicole Leung: Learning to push one's own boundaries and achieving a surprising balance as a result

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  • Thursday, May 26, 2022

    Student Reflections: Flora Ferguson and Xenia Puskarz Thomas

    Juilliard Journal

    Singer Xenia Puskarz Thomas and dancer Flora Ferguson reflect on an action-packed school year

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