Theater Dance and Media

Brave New World
Visual Arts

Brave New World

Dancers move in unison to portray the uniformity regulated by the government in Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World.”

Brave New World
Visual Arts

Brave New World

Student dancer performs against projected images of international riots and rallies.

College

Two Years In, Mixed Reviews for Theater, Dance, and Media Concentration

The initial batches of Theater, Dance, and Media concentrators largely laud the program, though some say it can be difficult to balance its multiple components.

The Loeb Theater
University

A.R.T. Institute Affiliates Respond to Failing Debt Grade

Student's at Harvard's A.R.T. Institute—which received a failing grade for saddling graduates with debt—say they realize careers in the arts can be low-paying.

Dining Hall Dancing
College

Dining Hall Dancing

Olga Kinnard, a coach for the Harvard Ballroom Dance Team, teaches students during a free Wintersession dance lesson hosted by Harvard Ballroom in the Adams Dining Hall Wednesday night.

Ghungroo
On Campus

Making Space: Diversity, Inclusion, and the Arts at Harvard

As Harvard’s undergraduate student body has grown ever more diverse, many challenges remain in making the University a fully inclusive institution for all those admitted. According to The Crimson’s annual survey of graduating seniors, students of color at Harvard are less likely to concentrate in the arts and humanities than their white peers. But both faculty and students say that making the arts more open has rarely been so important.

On Campus

“Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls” Arrives at Farkas Hall

Piñatas, komodo dragons, a dog that turns into a human: These wacky sights, among others, will take the stage at Farkas Hall this weekend during Harvard’s production of Naomi Iizuka’s 1999 comedy “Aloha, Say the Pretty Girls.”

On Campus

Daniel S. Kramer Reinvents ‘A Dream Play’ in Farkas Hall

Creating a professional-quality show—the second in the TDM Department’s history—while simultaneously mentoring Harvard students provided Kramer with a unique opportunity outside of the limits of commercial theater. “It was a great opportunity to explore one of the greatest pieces of avant-garde theater ever written,” he says.

TDM Magazine
Theater Dance and Media

TDM Magazine

The first edition of Theater Dance Media, a new student-run magazine.

TDM Magazine
College

Curtain Rises on New Theater Dance Media Magazine

Theater Dance Media, a new student-produced magazine focusing on design and performing arts at Harvard, debuted this week.

Harvard Dance Project Polaroids
Arts

Harvard Dance Project Polaroids

Polaroids from the Harvard Dance Project decorate the Harvard Dance Center.

Dance Center Reading
Arts

Dance Center Reading

A series of books are laid upon a piano in a Dance Center studio, meant as inspiration for Music 105R: Fundaments of Improvisation & Composition, Dance.

Movement Lab
Arts

Movement Lab

Daniel Getega ‘19 participates in a dance exercise as part of Jill Johnson’s Movement Lab.

Professor Jill Johnson
Arts

Professor Jill Johnson

Theater, Dance, and Media Professor Jill Johnson shows images taken throughout the course of the major’s history.

Harvard Dance Project Polaroids
Theater

TDM in Retrospect: What It Takes to Set a Stage

While schools like Princeton and Yale had already had larger theater and dance programs running for years, Harvard's Theater, Dance, and Media concentration did not make its debut until Oct. 1, 2015. Through the efforts of faculty like TDM chair Martin Puchner and dance director Jill Johnson, Harvard's newest foray into the study of theater is only just starting to take the stage.