Chelsea Acree grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where she began her dance training with Sharon Lerner and continued at Carver Center for the Arts and Technology. Since receiving her BFA in dance from SUNY Purchase in 2005 she has had the opportunity to work with a variety of artists including SYREN Modern Dance, Laura Peterson, Hilary Easton + Company, and Michael and the Go-Getters. She began working with MMDG in 2007 and became a company member in 2011. When not on tour, she teaches kids and adults at The School and Dance Center how to move through space.
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.