julia foulkes

Research

The Joffrey + Ballet in the U.S.

Robert Joffrey started a ballet company in 1956 with the belief that ballet was for everyone. This exhibition reveals the chal

Culture City: The Rise of the Arts in New York

The consolidation of a municipal cultural policy in New York since the 1950s has shifted the debate about the role of the arts

Realizing The New School: Lessons From the Past

A collection of essays marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of The New School, in 1919. Essays look at the role of th

Voice of My City: Jerome Robbins and New York

In the ballets Fancy Free, Age of Anxiety, and Glass Pieces, and especially the musical and film West Side Story, the choreogr

Paramodernities #5 (Fosse)

Dancer/choreographer Netta Yerushalmy’s Paramodernities is an experimental project that bridges dance, critical theory,

A Place for Us: West Side Story and New York

The musical and the film West Side Story reveal the dynamics of urban life in mid-20th century New York City, both the intra

Dancing in the Streets: The Arts in Postwar U.S. Cities

This collection of essays on the arts in postwar U.S. cities offers a historical perspective on the contemporary embrace of th

Where Urbanization and the Arts Meet

The rise of Lincoln Center and the transformation of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) reveal how tied stages are to streets

The Arts in Place

Specialists of specific genres of art dominate scholarship on the arts — art historians examine visual art; musicologist

To the City: Urban Photographs of the New Deal

The United States has moved from a rural to urban to suburban nation. The rural past holds symbolic sway, the suburban present

Modern Bodies: Dance and American Modernism from Martha Graham to Alvin Ailey

Modern Bodies exposes the social dynamics that shaped American modernism and moved modern dance to the edges of society, a p

Miss Hill

Appearance as a guest speaker in Miss Hill: Making Dance Matter A formidable administrator and advocate, Martha Hill fought to

Free to Dance

A three-part documentary, Free to Dance narrates the critical role of African American choreographers and dancers in the dev

Anything Goes

Kurt Andersen at Studio 360 examines – and re-imagines the title song of – one of America’s Icons, with commentary by Ju