Twyla Tharp

Video Short: Great Performances: A New Way to Film the Arts

Created in 1972, Great Performances showcased the best in arts and culture. Director Don Mischer worked on dance shows featuring greats like Mikhail Baryshnikov, Twyla Tharp, Gregory Hines and Savion Glover. Mischer’s approach differed from how dance had been televised in the past. “The way that dance was shot on television was straight-in, theatrically, and […]

Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp

About the Program

THIRTEEN’s Great Performances puts the spotlight on one of America’s finest dance companies in Miami City Ballet Dances Balanchine and Tharp on Friday, October 28 at 9 p.m. (check local listings). The program will air as part of the PBS Arts Fall Festival. This program – a trio of signature works by the renowned choreographers […]