Stay Connected

Juilliard offers a host of opportunities to get involved and to reconnect with the School and fellow alumni, no matter what you're interested in or where you live. To find out more about online communities, local events, or other ways to get in touch, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at [email protected] or 212-799-5000 ext. 344.

Upcoming Alumni Events

The Office of Alumni Relations holds a variety of in-person and virtual events such as reunions, regional alumni events, entrepreneurship symposiums, and virtual Alexander Technique classes. Invitations are primarily sent via email and are also posted in the Juilliard Alumni Facebook group as well as on Juilliard Connect. Please be sure to join our online communities and send your email address to [email protected] to ensure you know about our next event! 

If you want to see a new alumni event at Juilliard, share your ideas with us!

Past Alumni Events

Dance Alumni Open House

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Dance alumni got reacquainted with the Juilliard Dance Division at the Dance Alumni Open House. During the day, alumni observed dance classes with fellow alumni and had lunch with dance faculty and students. In the evening, we invited alumni to attend one of two performances featuring current dance students, at Juilliard and the Baryshnikov Arts Center.

Movement Class with Andrea Miller

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Alumni experienced a virtual movement workshop with renowned choreographer, educator, and dance alumna Andrea Miller. Structured as a guided movement meditation, this class allowed you to explore your physicality and imagination. It was open and accessible to all levels, ages, and backgrounds.

Entrepreneurship Symposium

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Alumni and other members of the Juilliard community joined the Office of Alumni Relations and the Alan D. Marks Center for Career Services and Entrepreneurship virtually for Juilliard's 2022 Entrepreneurship Symposium, Thriving in the Arts. Symposium attendees explored critical questions, techniques, and practices that allowed them to find professional opportunities, craft a new path forward, and define the 21st century in the arts. Guest speakers, workshops, and presentations led by arts leaders from Juilliard and around the world were featured.

Alexander Technique with Lori Schiff

Monday, June 13, 2022

Alumni gathered virtually to attend a virtual movement class lead by Lori Schiff, as part of our Alexander Technique series. 

Choreographic Honors Alumni Mingle

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Dance alumni joined us for a gathering with Alicia Graf Mack, the dean and director of the Dance Division as well as faculty and seniors in celebration of the Choreographic Honors performers and the 70th anniversary of the Dance Division.

Drama Alumni Events in Los Angeles

April 18 - April 20, 2022

Drama alumni were invited to Los Angeles for a reception as they welcomed the graduating class (Group 51) for their West Coast Actor Presentations! Drama alumni also were invited to attend a dress rehearsal and a showing of Group 51's Actor Presentations. 

Alexander Technique with Tom Baird

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Alumni gathered virtually to attend a virtual movement class lead by Tom Baird, as part of our Alexander Technique series. 

Reminiscence: Stories Of Juilliard Dance from 1950 - 1960

Sunday, November 14, 2021

"The Quintet," a group of five Juilliard Dance alumni from the late 50s and early 60s, shared stories from their time at Juilliard. Comprised of Elizabeth Bergmann (BS '60, dance), Carol Egan (BS '60, dance), Myron Howard Nadel (BS '62, dance), Joel Schnee (BS '58, dance), and Janet Soares (BS '61, dance). The Quintet has been gathering virtually since the summer of 2021 and since developed a remarkable camaraderie. During this zoom event, "The Quintet" reflected on past curriculum, faculty, and more in a discussion moderated by Alicia Graf Mack, Director of the Dance Division and Jeffrey Edwards, dance faculty.

Eurydice: From Juilliard to the Met

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

The Metropolitan Opera will premiered Eurydice, a work by composer Matthew Aucoin (Graduate Diploma '14, composition), featuring Erin Morley (MM '05, voice, Artist Diploma '07, opera studies), and Jakub Józef Orliński (Graduate Diploma ’17, voice), in the cast.  Brian Zeger, Artistic Director for the Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts, lead an exclusive roundtable with all three alumni as they discussed each of their processes and paths all the way from Juilliard to the Met’s Eurydice.

Jazz Anniversary: Pre-Show Drinks at Alice Tully Hall

Saturday, October 30, 2021

Jazz alumni were offered complimentary tickets for them and a guest to attend the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra that took place on October 30, 7:30pm at Alice Tully Hall. They gathered with fellow alumni for a pre-show celebratory drink at 6:30pm in Alice Tully Hall's Och Foyer! (Drink vouchers were provided).

Alexander Technique with Carolyn Serota

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Alumni gathered virtually to attend a virtual movement class lead by Carolyn Serota, as part of our Alexander Technique series. 

Entrepreneurship Symposium

Wednesday, July 1, 2021

Alumni joined the Alan D. Marks Center for Career Services and Entrepreneurship and the Office of Alumni Relations for a special cross-industry conversations with Juilliard alumni and Fendi leadership as they share their knowledge and offer real-world examples of how innovation and entrepreneurship are tied to creative success.

Alexander Technique with Jane Kominsky

Thursday, June 3, 2021

Alumni gathered virtually to attend a virtual movement class lead by Jane Kominsky, as part of our Alexander Technique series. 

Management I: Managing Time, Groups, and Supervisors

Thursday, February 11, 2021

How do we manage our time and identify priorities? What is the difference between leadership and management? Join the Alan D. Marks Center for Career Services & Entrepreneurship and the Office of Community Engagement to learn what tools and resources are available to help you maximize your time and manage your interests and responsibilities. 

To watch a video recording of the Zoom event, please visit the Juilliard Career Portal and find the "Document Library" under the "Resources" tab in the left menu.

Tax Workshop

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Learn about tax basics and the resources Juilliard provides to assist international and non-international students with filing their taxes. This event is being presented in collaboration with the Alan D. Marks Center for Career Services & Entrepreneurship, the Office of Community Engagement, the Office of International Advisement, the Office of Student Accounts, and the Office of Financial Aid. 

To watch a video recording of the Zoom event, please visit the Juilliard Career Portal and find the "Document Library" under the "Resources" tab in the left menu.

Alumni Resources: Job Searching in the Pandemic

Wednesday, January 27, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many individuals are experiencing professional setbacks. Whether you are looking for temporary work, a full-time position, or are thinking about switching career paths, this final event of our Alumni Resources Series, presented by Alexandria Bellivan from the Actors Fund and moderator Cecelia Hobbs Gardner (Pre-College '75; BM '80, MM '81, violin), delves into job searching during the pandemic.

To watch a video recording of the Zoom event, visit connect.juilliard.edu

Grants III: Meet the Experts

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Hear from guest panelists Diana Kemppainen (Princess Grace Foundation), Stacey McMath (NYC Department of Cultural Affairs), and Trevor Weston (MAP Faculty) to learn what funders look for in grant applications and how they found careers in the cultural world. Recommended for all students and alumni.

To watch a video recording of the Zoom event, please visit the Juilliard Career Portal and find the "Document Library" under the "Resources" tab in the left menu.

Grants II: Applying for a Non-Juilliard Grant

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Learn about the basics of applying for arts grants available outside Juilliard. Recommended for graduate students and alumni.

To watch a video recording of the Zoom event, please visit the Juilliard Career Portal and find the "Document Library" under the "Resources" tab in the left menu.

Alumni Resources: Resources for Performing Artists

Wednesday, October 28, 2020

For this event, Juilliard welcomed alumna, violinist, attorney, and artist advocate Cecelia Hobbs Gardner (Pre-College '75; BM '80, MM '81) as speaker and moderator for our new Alumni Resources series, focused on offering support and guidance to our performing arts community during this difficult and unprecedented time. Each webinar highlights financial, job, and career strategies aimed at maintaining a sense of stability as the arts industry redefines its future.

During the first webinar on October 28, Cecelia walked us through a wide-ranging COVID-19 and general resource list that she created especially with Juilliard alumni in mind. It includes information on performance and project-based grants, food and financial assistance, health care, housing, and legal services.

To view a video recording of the Zoom webinar, visit connect.juilliard.edu.

Juilliard Connect - Online Community

With almost 1,000 members, Juilliard Connect is an online community for alumni to find, reach out to, and network with each other! The platform brings our community together and enables you to:

  • Reconnect—Find and reminisce with classmates through the newsfeed and directory, see what they have been up to, and stay in touch
  • Give back—Introduce, employ, and be a resource to graduating students and fellow alumni
  • Expand—Leverage your professional network to get introduced to people you want to know and filter by industry, interests, and location
  • Get ahead—Advance your career through inside connections working in top companies/organizations and get access to exclusive opportunities through our job board

For a quick visual, you can view a one-minute video on how to connect with users on the platform. Sign-up is easy, completely free, and can be done in less than two minutes by registering with your LinkedIn or Facebook account.

We welcome your feedback—let us know how we may be able to improve your experience. Start connecting with your fellow alumni today!

To join, visit connect.juilliard.edu.

Alumni Facebook Groups

Facebook

Connect with alumni all over the world by joining our main group along with our regional/specialized groups listed below. Facebook is a great tool to utilize in finding other alumni and posting your performances, projects, and thoughts.

Alumni Group Policies and Guidelines

The Juilliard School encourages alumni in their Facebook groups, online community, and Juilliard Connect to interact with each other and the institution in a respectful and considerate manner on the group’s timeline and within comment threads. Your posts and/or comments to Juilliard’s page should be appropriate for all members of the group—please remember your name and photo are publicly visible to all alumni group members.

Juilliard is not responsible for any content posted by visitors to the page. At its sole discretion, Juilliard reserves the right to remove any content deemed inappropriate, including but not limited to offensive language; content that harasses, abuses, or threatens others; advertisements, promotions, or other commercial content that sells products or services; any and all outside links; or spam. Juilliard also reserves the right to remove members from the group or block users who violate this policy. Use of this page is subject to Facebook’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Juilliard faculty and staff should also remember that their use of this page is subject to applicable Juilliard policies.

In addition to the policies above, users who do not abide by the following rules may be subject to pre-approval on all future posts to the group.

  • Content that is deemed repetitive or off-topic will be removed at Juilliard’s discretion, including but not limited to blog posts, political endorsements, solicitations, real estate listings, and news and other content not pertaining to Juilliard alumni.
  • Advertisements and self-promotions should not be excessive and will therefore be limited to one (1) post per week per person for any content that falls in this category. Any post exceeding this amount will be removed.

Tell Us Your News

Share your news with us! The Juilliard Journal welcomes submissions for the Alumni News column. Here's how to get in touch.

 

Visiting Juilliard

Alumni are now welcome back into the Juilliard building! To access Juilliard, appointments must be requested and approved in advance. Please email [email protected] to plan your next visit!

 

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Contact Us

The Office of Alumni Relations is located in Room 209 in the Juilliard Building.

Rebecca Vaccarelli, Director of Alumni Relations

Julia Payne, Alumni Relations Associate

The Juilliard School
60 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, NY 10023-6588
Phone: (212) 799-5000, ext. 344
Fax: (212) 873-4085
Email: [email protected]