A Conversation with Twyla Tharp

  • Thursday, March 25, 2021 • 5:00 pm
  • Virtual Meeting on Zoom

Twyla Tharp is a legendary dancer, director and choreographer

Join WashU alumnus Jamie Schutz, AB ’95, Emmy Award–winning producer and director, president of Stick Figure Entertainment, for a conversation with legendary dancer Twyla Tharp. Stick Figure Entertainment, in association with American Masters Pictures, is debuting the documentary Twyla Moves on March 26, 2021, on PBS. This documentary will feature never-before-seen interviews and select performances from Tharp’s vast array of more than 160 choreographed works, including 129 dances, 12 television specials, six major Hollywood movies, four full-length ballets, four Broadway shows, and two figure skating routines. The documentary will feature appearances by Misty Copeland, Herman Cornejo, David Byrne, Billy Joel, and more. Director Steven Cantor will also join this conversation, with the trailer for the film to open the event.


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