School Faculty

Cara Surico

Cara Surico, from Dayton, Ohio, is a choreographer, dancer, dance educator, and yoga instructor. Cara teaches creativity through the realm of movement, striving to make each class suitable for various students’ needs. She has implemented ballet, creative movement, and yoga based programs, specifically for ages 2-5 in Chicago and NYC. In addition to The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center, she is a Movement Specialist at the Greene Hill School and Grace Church School in Brooklyn, NY. She holds a B.F.A. in Dance from The Ailey School/Fordham University, and currently makes work under the company name, SuriCo.- bringing to light the human experience through the power of simplicity and artistic collaboration.

Youth Classes

Children and Teen Program (Ages 4-18)

Modern Dance

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Modern Dance Level 1 (ages 10-12)

September 14 - June 7
Wednesdays 5:15PM - 6:15PM
Registration Closed.
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Modern Dance Level 4 with Composition (ages 11-14)

September 14 - June 7
Wednesdays 4:00PM - 5:15PM
Registration Closed.

Adult Classes


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Intro to Ballet A - Workshop

September 20 - October 25
6:30PM - 8:00PM
$17 drop-in
November 1
6:30PM - 8:00PM
$17 drop-in only
This class is in-between workshops and is drop-in only.
November 8 - December 13
6:30PM - 8:00PM
$17/class or $90/six-week session


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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