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GagaLab Summer 2024

Join us for GagaLab Summer 2024: 6 days of intensive physical research, with a sense of plenty of time for process and discovery. Rooted in Ohad Naharin’s evolving movement language, GagaLab offers a framework to develop your artistry while connecting to your skills, imagination, and passion to move.  Awaken your senses and turn on your engines in morning Gaga/dancers classes.  Then apply Gaga tools to Naharin’s renowned, challenging choreography in daily repertory sessions, and deepen your understanding of Gaga in afternoon Gaga/metodika classes.

GagaLab Summer 2024 is intended for professional dancers and advanced dance students age 18+.

Dates: August 12-17, 10:00 am – 4:00 p.m. each day (*August 14 & 16 will finish at 4:30 p.m., and August 17 will finish at 2:00 p.m.)

Location: Mark Morris Dance Center – 3 Lafayette Avenue, Brooklyn, NY





To apply, complete the following 3 steps: 

  1. Pay the non-refundable $45 application fee here.
  2. Complete the application form. As part of the form, you must provide a link to a video of your dancing.  The video should be 2 minutes in length.  Share your skills and your passion to move.  You must be clearly and completely visible, with no other dancers in the video. 
  3. Email your CV in English to with the subject line: GagaLab NY Application

GagaLab will not consider any incomplete applications and will not review your application until the application fee has been paid. If your application fee is paid under a different name, notify Gaga by email at

Accepted dancers will be invited to register via Mark Morris Dance Center’s registration platform within 2 weeks of applying. Tuition is due within 1 week of notification in order to reserve your spot.

Additional Resources: 

Application & Registration Procedures
Terms & Conditions – including cancellation policy. Please communicate any cancellations to

See tabs below for Schedule, Tuition and Cancellation information.

If you need additional info, please refer to GagaLab’s webpage.

If you have any additional questions, please email with the subject line: GagaLab NY.

Photo credits: Gadi Dagon (banner photo) & Effy Grey Photography (featured photo)



This class is very similar to the daily class that is given to the Batsheva Dance Company dancers.

Ohad Naharin’s Repertory:

Learn excerpts of Ohad Naharin’s choreographic works from the company’s dancers and teachers. In this class, dancers apply their training in Gaga to the repertory.


This class will enable dancers to work in a different mode and study the most fundamental elements of Gaga in a deeper way.

Sample Daily Schedule (subject to change):

Gaga/dancers class 10:00am – 11:15am
Repertory 11:30am – 1:30pm
Lunch break 1:30 – 2:30pm
Gaga/Metodika 2:30pm – 4:00pm


Tuition and Cancellation Policy

Application fee: $45 (non-refundable), due at the time of application

Tuition: Tuition is due within 1 week of acceptance.

  • $680 early bird – apply in full by May 12, pay in full by May 20
  • $750 regular – apply after May 12, until our program is full

Cancellation Policy

Dancers who cancel must first notify the cancellation to prior to receiving any refund.

If you reserved a spot and need to cancel, please notify Gaga immediately at

  • If you cancel up until 2 months prior to the start of the course: you will receive a full refund of the tuition.
  • If you cancel between 2 months and 1 month prior to the start of the course: you will receive a 50% refund of the tuition.
  • If you cancel within 1 month of the start of the course: if we can find a dancer to take your place, you will receive a 50% refund of the tuition. Otherwise, there is no refund.

Mark Morris Dance Center Policies

At the Mark Morris Dance Center, visitors of all ages, with and without disabilities, share space and resources. We commit to ensuring all staff and guests have a positive and safe experience. For more information on the Dance Center’s policies and guest expectations, please review the Visit the Dance Center page

GagaLab Summer 2024

August 12 - 17, 2024 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

For professional dancers and dance students 18+