The Most Influential People in Dance Today: Monica Bill Barnes

When it feels like everything’s already been done, Monica Bill Barnes still pushes boundaries. Her hit collaboration with “This American Life” host Ira Glass mixed dance with radio-style storytelling, and her Happy Hour series embraced the idea of an office-party-meets-karaoke-meets-dance experience. And although plenty of choreographers are setting site-specific work in museums these days, Barnes […]

10 Minutes With Monica Bill Barnes

On her wildly popular collaboration with radio host Ira Glass Barnes (right) with Ira Glass and Anna Bass in “Three Acts.” Photo by Adrianne Mathiowetz, Courtesy “Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host.” When choreographer Monica Bill Barnes and longtime artistic partner Anna Bass debuted Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host at Carnegie Hall […]