MMDG Master Class Series

Dorrance Dance

Tuesday, November 27, 2-4pm | $20
For experienced dancers of all backgrounds.

Michelle Dorrance and Ephrat Asherie explore the vocabularies of tap dance, percussive vernacular dance, breaking, and house. 

Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group

Making Your Own Rules

Friday, November 30, 11am-1pm | $25
For writers, composers, and directors of all levels.

In this class, Heidi Rodewald, Donna DiNovelli, and Kevin Newbury will begin by discussing their process in creating The Good Swimmer.

Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group

Separating Sound and Picture

Friday, November 30, 2pm - 4pm | $25
For performance folk of all disciplines.

Lars Jan explores participatory actions and the creation of staging.

Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group.

Choreographic Workshop: David Roussève

Monday, December 3, 10am - 12pm | $20
For dancers at the intermediate-advanced and advanced levels.

In this class led by David Roussève and members of the dance/theater company REALITY, dancers will explore the development process used in the creation of Roussève’s “Halfway to Dawn." 

Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group.

Cracking the Core Workshop

December 13, 12-2pm | $10

Professional development and injury prevention workshops at the Dance Center, led by Harkness Center for Dance Injuries staff.

Marianne Weems and The Builders Association

Monday, December 17, 12-2pm | $25
For emerging and professional cross-disciplinary theater artists and media-makers.

In this class led by The Builders Association, participants will explore the role of mediaturgy after a brief ‘on our feet’ demonstration.

Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group.

Gaga Winter Intensive

January 2- January 7, 2019 | $650 
Wednesday-Friday, Sunday-Monday 10am-5pm
Sat 1:30pm-6:30pm

For professional dancers and dance students 18+

Immersive intensive with Gaga USA led by current and former dancers from Batsheva Dance Company. The intensive is designed to enable dancers to study the elements of Gaga in a deeper way.

MMDG Winter Repertory Workshop

January 14 - 18, 2019
For advanced to professional dancers, ages 16+


Explore the innovative and challenging work of Mark Morris in this winter repertory workshop with current and former Dance Group company members. No Audition Necessary.

Grupo Corpo

Wednesday, January 30, 10 - 12pm | $20
For experienced dancers

Members of Grupo Corpo lead a master class exploring the company’s distinctive choreography.


Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group.

Batsheva Dance Company: Gaga and Repertory

Friday, March 29, 10:30 - 12:00pm | $25
For professional dancers

Members of Batsheva Dance Company lead a master class on the fundamentals of Gaga. 


Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group.

MMDG Summer Intensive Master Class/Audition

Tuesday, February 15, 10 - 12pm | $10
For advanced to professional dancers

Audition for the Mark Morris Dance Group Summer Intensive. MMDG company members will teach excerpts from The Trout.

Merce Cunningham Technique & Repertory

Thursday, April 11, 2pm - 3:30pm | $20
For advanced dancers

Jean Freebury leads a master class in movement phrases from Merce Cunningham’s repertory.


Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group.

Physically Integrated Workshop: Merce Cunningham Chance Procedures

Thursday, April 11, 3:45 - 5:00pm | $17
For experienced dancers of all physical abilities. 

A unique class devoted to Cunningham’s use of chance procedures as a choreographic tool

Co-presented by BAM, Mark Morris Dance Group, and Merce Cunningham Trust

Physically Integrated Workshop: Mark Morris Dance Group

Saturday, May 4, 4 - 6pm | $20
For dancers of all levels and physical abilities.

Mark Morris Dance Group members lead a class in the music and movement of Pepperland. 


Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group.

Mark Morris Dance Group Summer Intensive

June 3-14, 2019
For advanced to professional dancers, 16+


Study. Explore. Dance. Perform. 
Explore the innovative and challenging work of Mark Morris. Study with current and former MMDG company members. Perform in a final informal showing.

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