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"Artists of the twenty-first century must re-dedicate themselves to a broader professional agenda that reaches beyond what has been expected of them in an earlier time. Specifically, the twenty-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. Juilliard’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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  • Adam Driver
    Monday, July 17, 2017

    Adam Driver and the Artist as Citizen

    Juilliard Journal

    Adam Driver discusses the concept of the artist as citizen and how it has influenced his life's work.

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  • Barbara Jöstlein Currie and Michelle Baker
    Monday, July 10, 2017

    The View From the Horn Section

    Alumni Story

    Assistant horn professor Michelle Reed Baker discusses her 18 years playing with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

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  • Berkeley Rep's 'Monsoon Wedding'
    Monday, July 10, 2017

    Alumni Mahira Kakkar and Lorin Latarro Collaborate on 'Monsoon'

    Alumni Story

    A drama alumna collaborated with a dance alumna on a musical adaptation of 'Monsoon Wedding.'

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