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Twyla Tharp Dance Foundation  Est. 1965

See you soon, New York.
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Today in 1969, MEDLEY premiered at the American Dance Festival at Connecticut College. Here, Rose Marie Wright, Sara Rudner, and Graciela Figueroa perform. "To exist in a natural surround, we needed the appearance of spontaneity. So, I carefully plotted chaos." -Twyla Tharp, The Scrapbook Tape (1983)

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ONCE MORE, FRANK, Twyla's first work set to the music of Frank Sinatra, premiered 42 years ago at an American Ballet Theatre Spring Gala. Below, Twyla Tharp and Mikhail Baryshnikov in performance.
Photo by Lois Greenfield.

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Today in history — JUMP START premiered in 1995 at American Ballet Theatre with an original score by Wynton Marsalis. Below, Kathleen Moore and Guillaume Graffin perform, photographed by Paul Kolnik. #dance #performance #throwbacktuesday #twylatharp #history

DISPERSE, a dance informed by Zeno's Paradox, premiered today in 1967. Here, Theresa Dickinson, Sara Rudner, Twyla Tharp, and Margery Tupling perform, photographed by Bob Propper. #dance #choreography #history #philosophy #twylatharp

EXCESS, IDLE, SURPLUS premiered 50 years ago today! Margery Tupling, Sara Rudner, Twyla Tharp, Rose Marie Wright, and Theresa Dickinson perform, photographed by Jack Mitchell. #waybackwednesday #dance #history #choreography #twylatharp

"Nothing new has been added. Much has been forgotten. And it is all different again.” -text from THE BIX PIECES, Part Two, premiered April 14, 1972.
Sara Rudner and Twyla Tharp, photographed by Tony Russell. #dance #performance #history #choreography #twylatharp

The company in 1970, rehearsing in a farmhouse attic. #tbt #dance #rehearsal #twyla #history

How time flies... 18 years ago, The Brahms-Haydn Variations premiered at American Ballet Theatre. Here Twyla rehearses Susan Jaffe and Jose Manuel Carreño. #abt #dance #twylatharp #history #choreography #rehearsal

Today in history - EVERLAST premiered at American Ballet Theatre in 1989, music by Jerome Kern, costumes by Santo Loquasto, lighting by Jennifer Tipton.
Shelley Washington and Kathleen Moore in performance, © Marty Sohl. #abt #twylatharp #dance #history

ILLUSTRATED FAREWELL will premiere @royaloperahouse on Mon, Nov 6! Check out the article in @guardian https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/nov/02/twyla-tharp-interview-royal-ballet-opera-house #throwback 1995 📸 Neil Liberty for the Observer #twylatharp choreography Mr. Worldly Wise. #royalballet #twylatharp #royaloperahouse #illustratedfarewell #astimegoesby #prequals #premiere #openingnight #choreography

ILLUSTRATED FAREWELL will premiere @royaloperahouse on Mon, Nov 6! Check out the article in @guardian https://www.theguardian.com/stage/2017/nov/02/twyla-tharp-interview-royal-ballet-opera-house 📸 Tristram Kenton for the Guardian with @stevenmcrae_ #sarahlamb #twylatharp in rehearsal. #royalballet #royaloperahouse #illustratedfarewell #astimegoesby #prequals #premiere #openingnight #choreography

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