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Video thumbnail: American Masters Tharp and Baryshnikov's "totally unexpected" collaboration

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Tharp and Baryshnikov's "totally unexpected" collaboration

The collaboration was "lightening in a bottle," according to Tharp.

Tharp and Baryshnikov's "totally unexpected" collaboration

Video thumbnail: American Masters What's it like choreographing a dance for Zoom?

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What's it like choreographing a dance for Zoom?

Tharp discovers a technical challenge that makes choreographing virtually even harder.

What's it like choreographing a dance for Zoom?

Video thumbnail: American Masters How does Twyla Tharp create new dances?

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How does Twyla Tharp create new dances?

Twyla Tharp's creative process is very physical.

How does Twyla Tharp create new dances?

Video thumbnail: American Masters Twyla Tharp's Famous 'Eight Jelly Roll' Dance

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Twyla Tharp's Famous 'Eight Jelly Roll' Dance

'Eight Jelly Rolls' was one of Twyla Tharp's first music-inspired choreographed dances.

Twyla Tharp's Famous 'Eight Jelly Roll' Dance

Video thumbnail: American Masters Twyla Tharp's very valuable college decision

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Twyla Tharp's very valuable college decision

How Tharp directed her own education at Barnard College.

Twyla Tharp's very valuable college decision

Video thumbnail: American Masters The time Twyla Tharp setup a performance in Central Park

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The time Twyla Tharp setup a performance in Central Park

Archival footage shows one of Twyla Tharp's dances in Central Park amongst the public.

The time Twyla Tharp setup a performance in Central Park

Video thumbnail: American Masters Twyla Moves

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Twyla Moves

Explore the life of legendary dancer, director and choreographer Twyla Tharp.

Twyla Moves

Video thumbnail: American Masters The time Twyla Tharp pushed David Byrne to his limits

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The time Twyla Tharp pushed David Byrne to his limits

In 1981, Twyla Tharp commissioned David Byrne of the Talking Heads to write music for her.

The time Twyla Tharp pushed David Byrne to his limits

Video thumbnail: American Masters Twyla Tharp: Inside Look

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Twyla Tharp: Inside Look

Twyla Tharp provide an inside look at the way she approaches her work.

Twyla Tharp: Inside Look