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"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-first 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

Jamal Callender with dance students
Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Career Advice for Dancers

Juilliard Journal

Alumnus Jamal Callender shared some career tips with Juilliard dancers.

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  • Dancer on stage
    Tuesday, June 6, 2017

    Juilliard Dance New Season Announced

    Press Release

    The 66th season of Juilliard Dance opens in December with New Dances: Edition 2017, featuring four world-premiere dances by up-and-coming choreographers Bryan Arias (first-year class), Gentian Doda (second-year class), Roy Assaf (third-year class), and Gustavo Ramirez Sansano (fourth-year class). 

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  • Esa-Pekka Salonen
    Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    Sibelius Academy Collaboration

    Juilliard Journal

    Esa-Pekka Salonen leads a combined orchestra of players from Finland’s Sibelius Academy and Juilliard.

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  • Masaaki Suzuki and a propeller plane
    Tuesday, August 8, 2017

    Historical Performance Takes New Zealand

    Juilliard Journal

    Juilliard made its New Zealand performing debut this summer when Historical Performance ensemble Juilliard415 spent 20 days on tour there. Find out more in The Juilliard Journal.

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