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 a Broadway show featuring Tharp's modern choreography. Not only did Tharp push the well-trained dancers to their limits, she pushed David Byrne, he says, more than anyone had before.
Twyla Tharp provide an inside look at the way she approaches her work.
Twyla Tharp's creative process is very physical.
Archival footage shows one of Twyla Tharp's dances in Central Park amongst the public.
The collaboration was "lightening in a bottle," according to Tharp.
How Tharp directed her own education at Barnard College.
Tharp discovers a technical challenge that makes choreographing virtually even harder.
'Eight Jelly Rolls' was one of Twyla Tharp's first music-inspired choreographed dances.