Adult Faculty

Billy Smith

Billy Smith grew up in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and attended George Mason Univeristy under a full academic and dance talent scholarship.  He graduated magna cum laude in 2007 and received achievement awards in performance, choreography, and academic endeavors.  While at George Mason he performed the works of Mark Morris, Paul Taylor, Lar Lubovitch, Doug Varone, Daniel Ezralow, Larry Keigwin, Susan Marshall, and Susan Shields.  Smith’s own piece, 3-Way Stop, was selected to open the 2006 American College Dance Festival Gala at Ohio State University and his original choreography for a production of Bye Bye Birdie garnered much critical praise.  An actor as well, Smith’s regional theater credits include Tulsa in Gypsy, Mistoffelees in CATS, and Dream Curly in Oklahoma!.  Smith danced with Parsons Dance from 2007-2010.  He joined MMDG as a company member in 2010.

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Love Song Waltzes - August 18

August 18
Saturdays 3:00PM - 4:30PM
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Learn excerpt from Mark Morris' Love Song Waltzes. This class will take place at The Plaza at 300 Ashland right across from the Dance Center. In collaboration with Downtown Brooklyn Presents.

The Plaza at 300 Ashland is Downtown Brooklyn’s newest open space in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District. In partnership with Two Trees, the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership manages, programs, and maintains the plaza. In 2018, the plaza will, for the first time, host Downtown Brooklyn Presents, a calendar of free, high-quality activities and programming.

Adult Classes

Modern / Contemporary


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Int./Adv. Modern Dance

7:00PM - 8:30PM
Teacher and schedule subject to change. For up-to-the-minute information see the adult class schedule.
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