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The Mark Morris Dance Center is located in Fort Greene, Brooklyn in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District.
The Center can easily be reached public transportation and private vehicles. The facility is fully wheelchair-accessible.
Click on map for more information or see below.
Please note: both sides of Lafayette Avenue have ongoing construction projects. Please visit our Construction Updates page for the most recent information on access to the Dance Center.
2, 3, 4, 5, trains to Nevins St.
B, Q trains to Atlantic Avenue
C train to Lafayette Avenue
A train to Hoyt-Schermerhorn
G train to Fulton St.
D, N, R, 2, 3, 4, 5 trains to Pacific/Atlantic Terminal
B41, B45, or B67 bus to Atlantic Terminal
B38 to Long Island University
B52 to Fulton Street and Flatbush Ave.
LIRR to Atlantic Terminal
from Long Island/Queens
From Long Island, take I495 WEST (L.I.E.) to I-278 West/Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (B.QE.). From there (and from Queens) take the I278/BQE to Exit 29, Tillary Street. Take Tillary Street to Flatbush Avenue, Left onto Flatbush Avenue. Left onto Lafayette. The Mark Morris Dance Center is immediately on your left.
from New Jersey/Staten Island
From the Verrazano Bridge merge into I-278 East/Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. On I-278/BQE take Exit 27, Atlantic Avenue. Proceed east on Atlantic and turn left at Boerum Place. Turn right at Livingston Street. Livingston Street ends at Flatbush Avenue Extension. Turn right onto Flatbush Avenue Ext. Make the next left onto Lafayette Avenue. The Dance Center is immediately on your left.
via Manhattan Bridge
Continue straight off the Bridge onto Flatbush Avenue Extension. Make a left onto Lafayette Avenue. The Dance Center is immediately on your left.
via Brooklyn Bridge
Make left at end of bridge onto Tillary Street. From Tillary Street turn right onto Flatbush Avenue, from Flatbush make a left onto Lafayette Avenue. The Dance Center is immediately on your left.
The following garages are available for parking:
174 Fort Greene Place
556 State Street
180 Ashland Place
669 Atlantic Avenue
276 Livingston Street
The Mark Morris Dance Center, located in the heart of Brooklyn’s Cultural District, welcomes visitors year-round. We offer several packages for groups which include:
- Discounted drop-in class rates
- Private master classes taught by our renowned faculty
- MMDG master classes, taught by members of the Mark Morris Dance Group
- Private tours of our state-of-the-art facilities
The Dance Center offers a diverse selection of more than 50 classes per week, taught by a faculty composed of some of New York’s most skilled and experienced teachers. All classes have the option of live musical accompaniment in our state of the art, column-free, wood-sprung floored studios. Classes at the Dance Center provide a unique experience in New York City, attracting professional dancers, dance students, and dance and fitness enthusiasts alike.
Drop-In Classes for Groups
Register for any of our Adult Weekly Classes and Workshops as a group of 6 or more and receive $2 off the drop-in rate for each individual.
All classes on our regular schedule are open to dancers ages 14 and older.
Private Master Classes for Groups
Groups can choose a 60, 90, or 120-minute class with one of our world-renowned faculty members. The Dance Center offers a wide range of dance styles to choose from; Ballet, Modern Dance, Jazz Dance, Hip-Hop, Tap Dance, African and more. Students can experience a more intimate and tailored approach for their group. Classes are priced based on length of time and number of students. Accompanists are available for an additional fee of $50/hour.
60 minute class:
Group of 6-14 dancers: $195
Group of 15-24 dancers: $270
Group of 25-39 dancers: $330
Group of 40 or more dancers: $380
90 minute class:
Group of 6-14 dancers: $215
Group of 15-24 dancers: $290
Group of 25-39 dancers: $350
Group of 40 or more dancers: $400
120 minute class:
Group of 6-14 dancers: $235
Group of 15-24 dancers: $310
Group of 25-39 dancers: $370
Group of 40 or more dancers: $420
To book a group class, please fill out our Group Request Form.
MMDG Master Classes for Groups
Experience the genius of Mark Morris by working directly with one of the MMDG company members. This unique package includes a 60-minute Modern Dance class followed by a 45-minute Mark Morris repertory class. Students will learn phrases and sections from some of the 150+ works Mark Morris has created on his dance group. Concluding each MMDG Master Class will be a Q&A with the instructor and a tour of the facilities. Packages are customizable and are priced accordingly. Please contact Sarah Marcus to design your personalized class.
Arrange a private tour of our bustling Dance Center. The 5 floor facility, designed by architects from Beyer Blinder Belle, houses 7 dance studios, 3 lounges, 2 terraces, administrative offices, a wellness center and several ancillary spaces that all serve our mission and our community. As you explore the home of the Mark Morris Dance Group, you will get a glimpse into the inner workings and activities of the organization, learn about our programs and history of the building, view archival, one-of-a-kind photos and artwork of the Dance Group, and much more. We've given tours to all types of groups - arts administrators, visiting dance companies, facility management teams, staff retreats, architecture and design students, and walking tour groups. To schedule a guided tour, please contact Elise Gaugert, Operations Manager.
Private and Semi-Private Lessons
Private and Semi-private Lessons are available with The School’s faculty in single and duets, or semi-private for up to 5 students. Private lessons offer the opportunity to get personalized instruction and corrections in an intimate environment. Private lessons also allow a student to make significant progress in a short amount of time, particularly those who enter the program late or would like to get the basic foundation before beginning a workshop or training program. The School also offers coaching instruction to students needing to audition or prepare a solo for performing arts programs.
The Private Lesson rate is $125 per hour. Semi-Private Lessons are $75 per hour per student.
Contact Erica Marnell, Rentals and Office Manager, for more information.
For General Inquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 718.624.8400
3 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11217
Dance Center Hours
Monday - Tuesday 8:30am - 9:30pm
Wednesday - Friday 8:30am - 9pm
Saturday 9am - 6pm
The Store Hours
Monday - Friday 3:30pm-7:30pm
Saturday 9am - 3pm
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