Student Company

Student Company

The Student Company of The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center exemplifies the progressive, comprehensive, and musically-driven approach of Mark Morris’ work. Student Company focuses on modern dance training, prioritizing the experience of performing works of influential choreographers in the field while utilizing understandings of other dance techniques to support diverse approaches to performance quality. The year culminates in public performances at the Mark Morris Dance Center.

Student Company I & II dancers are selected by audition each Fall – please note that in the 2020-2021 academic year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Student Company will not be holding auditions.

Student Company I & II dancers are advanced students (ages 10-18) and selected by audition each Fall. Dancers are required to participate in two weekly classes (modern and one other dance technique offered by The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center) September to June. Weekly Student Company modern classes will include rehearsals. Performance opportunities will take place throughout the year.


STUDENT COMPANY I :
Must be a minimum 13 years of age and have 5 years of formal dance training.

Required Classes:
1. Student Company I Modern: Saturdays 12:45-2:30pm with MMDG company members
2. Other Technique class of appropriate level


STUDENT COMPANY II :
Must be a minimum 10 years of age and have 3 years of formal dance training.

Required Classes
1. Student Company II Modern: Wednesdays, 4:15-5:45pm
2. Other Technique class of appropriate level


Student Company Tuition:

1. Tuition for weekly Modern technique class ($160 per Quarter)
2. Tuition for weekly other technique class ($160 per Quarter)

Need based scholarships are available to qualifying students. The application period will open on August 10.

Scholarship Application


2020 – 2021 Dates
Quarter 1: September 29 – November 30, 2020; Registration opens August 17, 2020
Quarter 2: December 1, 2020 – February 8, 2021; Registration opens November 3, 2020
Quarter 3: February 20 – April 24, 2021; Registration opens January 11, 2021
Quarter 4: April 26 – June 26, 2021; Registration opens March 22, 2021

Student Company I Modern (ages 13+)

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Student Company I Modern (ages 13+)

December 5, 2020 - February 6, 2021 | Saturdays 12:45 pm - 2:30 pm

Student Company II Modern (ages 10+)

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Student Company II Modern (ages 10+)

December 2, 2020 - February 3, 2021 | Wednesdays 4:15 pm - 5:45 pm