As we look at ways we can support the black community and lift black voices, we compiled a list of resources that includes black-led dance and arts organizations and groups doing important advocacy work to undo racism. Visit our Resource page to learn more.

Alexandra Cook

Alexandra Cook

Alexandra (Rose) Cook is the Community Programs Director at the Mark Morris Dance Group and a Teaching Artist at The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center. Holding a B.A. in dance and economics from Denison University, she has performed as a member of Fusionworks Modern Dance Company (Rhode Island), the State Ballet of Rhode Island, with ACW Dances in Arlington, Virginia, and as a freelance artist. Beyond MMDG, she is the Artistic Director of WorkHorse Dance Project, whereby her choreography has been shown at Gibney, Dixon Place, SharedSpace at the Mark Morris Dance Center, the idance festival 2014 in Hong Kong, Center for Performance Research NYC, Triskelion Arts, the Women’s Choreography Project (Rhode Island), and at multiple venues throughout the Northeast United States. Her teaching credits include Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Mercersburg Academy, the Festival Ballet Providence School, Fusionworks Academy, Providence Country Day School, as a Teaching Artist in both public and private educational institutions, and Chadwick International in Incheon, South Korea, where she created, launched, and managed the dance program from 2012-2015. She is a member of the National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) and Dance/USA.

Youth Classes

Modern Level 2 (ages 9-12)