Lynn Garafola

Lynn Garafola is Professor Emerita of Dance at Barnard College, Columbia University. A dance historian and critic, she is the author of Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes and Legacies of Twentieth-Century Dance, La Nijinska: Choreographer of the Modern, and the editor of several books, including The Diaries of Marius PetipaAndré Levinson on Dance (with Joan Acocella), José Limón: An Unfinished Memoir, and The Ballets Russes and Its World. She has curated several exhibitions, including Dance for a City: Fifty Years of the New York City BalletNew York Story: Jerome Robbins and His WorldDiaghilev’s Theater of Marvels: The Ballets Russes and Its Aftermath, and, most recently, Arthur Mitchell: Harlem’s Ballet Trailblazer.

Books by Lynn Garafola

La Nijinska: Choreographer of the Modern

Oxford University Press, 2022