Sara Rudner

Director, Program in Dance

BA, Barnard College. MFA, Bennington College. Dancer and choreographer; participated in the development and performance of Twyla Tharp’s modern dance repertory; founded and directed the Sara Rudner Performance Ensemble. Recent choreographic projects include Dancing-on-View, one of a series of dance marathons, and Heartbeat, a fusion of technology and dance. Currently a member of Ersaloly Mameraem, a dancers’ consortium. Past collaborations have included Mikhail Baryshnikov, Dana Reitz, and Christopher Janney. Choreographer for theatre and opera productions at the Public Theater, the Salzburg Festival, the Santa Fe Opera, and the Paris Opera. Awards include a Bessie, a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial fellowship, a Dance Magazine award, and support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the New York State Council on the Arts. SLC, 1999–

Courses taught in Dance

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Composition
  • Dance Making
  • Senior Seminar
2012-2013
  • Composition
  • Dance Making
  • Senior Seminar
2011-2012
  • Composition A, B, and C
  • Dance Making
  • Senior Seminar

Courses taught in MFA Dance Program

Courses from previous years

2013-2014
  • Composition
  • Dance Making
  • Graduate Seminar II
  • Graduate Seminar III

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