Adult Faculty

Carson Moody

CARSON MOODY is a Brooklyn based performer who collaborates with various multifaceted artists in fields from pop, to improvisation, to the avant garde. Carson is a founding member of the music group, TIGUE. TIGUE performs internationally including a performance and workshops at Latvia's Zemlika Festival 2016, and locally, including recent engagements at Bric Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival in Prospect Park. Their debut album "Peaks" was released November 2015 on New Amsterdam Records and is available on any digital music platform or at select record stores on vinyl. Carson performs with NYC based “new music dream team” (TimeOutNY), Ensemble Signal. Performances with Signal have ranged from appearances at Walt Disney Concert Hall's "Next on Grand" series 2015 (Los Angeles, CA), Lincoln Center Festival 2013 and 2016 (New York, NY), Big Ears 2014 (Knoxville, TN), and the June in Buffalo Festival. Constantly exploring collaborations in dance as a mover and musician, Carson works with students and professionals all over NYC as well as students at University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Adelphi University, Steps on Broadway, Joffrey Ballet, Eglevsky Ballet and the Mark Morris Dance Center. He has collaborated with choreographers David Dorfman, Doug Varone, Karl Rogers, Erik Abbott-Main, and James Graham providing soundscapes and moving on stage. Carson is a graduate of The Ohio State University and the Eastman School of Music and is excited to join the artists roster with Vic Firth.

Youth Classes

Children and Teen Program (Ages 4-18)

Modern Dance

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Modern Level 3 with Composition (ages 10-13)

June 16 - June 7
Saturdays 1:15PM - 2:30PM

Fall Registration: Aug. 21 (Priority Registration Aug. 14)

Fall Semester: Sept.12 - Jan 19, 2019

Student Company - Private

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Student Company I Modern (ages 13+)

September 16 - June 2
Saturdays 12:15PM - 1:15PM

Parent and Toddler Movement

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18 mths - 2 years | Summer 2018

June 19 - August 7
Tuesdays 9:00AM - 9:45AM
$160 | 8-week session
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June 19 - August 7
Tuesdays 9:45AM - 10:30AM
$160 | 8-week session
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2 - 3 years | Summer 2018

June 19 - August 7
Tuesdays 10:30AM - 11:15AM
$160 | 8-week session
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3 - 4 years | Summer 2018

June 19 - August 7
Tuesdays 11:15AM - 12:00PM
$160 | 8-week session
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Family Classes

Dance with MMDG

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Pepperland - June 16

June 16
Saturdays 3:00PM - 4:30PM
FREE
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Learn excerpt from Mark Morris' Pepperland. 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.

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I Don't Want to Love - July 14

July 14
Saturdays 3:00PM - 4:30PM
FREE
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Learn excerpt from Mark Morris' I Don't Want to Love. 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.

The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.

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