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Tuesday June 14, 2022

Published in Broadway World

BroadStage Announces 2022/23 Season and New Look

Artistic and Executive Director Rob Bailis and BroadStage Board of Directors Chair Jennifer Diener announce the 2022/23 BroadStage at the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center season with thirty-three offerings that include three world premieres – Mark Morris Dance Group’s The Look of Love, An Evening of Dance to the Music of Burt Bacharach (October 20-23), Being Future Being a multi-disciplinary work by choreographer of Yup’ik descent Emily Johnson / Catalyst (September 8-10), and Barak Ballet’s first full evening ballet Memoryhouse, set to composer Max Richter‘s album of the same name (June 15-17). The Look of Love and Being Future Being are co-commissioned by BroadStage, which was…
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Monday June 13, 2022

Mark Morris and Burt Bacharach – A New Evening Length Work The Look of Love An Evening of Dance to the Music of Burt Bacharach

BROOKLYN, NY – The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) will present the world premiere of an evening of dance to the music of Burt Bacharach – The Look of Love – featuring original choreography by Mark Morris and new musical arrangements by Ethan Iverson. The evening-length compilation of more than a dozen Bacharach hits, will be performed by company dancers accompanied by the MMDG Music Ensemble, consisting of piano, trumpet, bass, and percussion, with lead vocals by singer, actress, and Broadway star Marcy Harriell.
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Thursday June 9, 2022

Longtime Mark Morris Dance Group Member Aaron Loux To Give Final Performance With The Company At The Broad Stage This Weekend

BROOKLYN, NY – Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) dancer Aaron Loux has announced that he will be leaving the company after its final performances of the 2021-22 Season at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica, CA this weekend, June 9-12, 2022.
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Friday June 3, 2022

Published in LA Dance Chronicle

“Mozart Dances” Debuts At The Broad Stage: An Interview With Mark Morris

For more than two years,  audiences have been denied the opportunity to experience the energy and excitement of attending live dance, music and theater performances. Thankfully, via strict health guidelines, venues have finally opened their doors. On June 9 – 12, 2022, Los Angeles audiences will have the opportunity to experience the incredible New York based Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) & Music Ensemble at The Broad Stage in Santa Monica featuring the Los Angeles debut of Mozart Dances, created by Artistic Director and Choreographer Mark Morris. The program at The Broad Stage features a world premiere chamber arrangement of Piano Concerto No. 27 in…
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Friday June 3, 2022

Published in Broadway World

NOBA & Dance For Parkinson’s Program to Present Special Classes And Choreography Workshops

The New Orleans Ballet Association has announced an exciting pair of Dance for Parkinson’s classes on June 13 & 15, led by visiting master artist John Heginbotham, founding teacher of the internationally renowned Dance for PD program and training curriculum.
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Wednesday June 1, 2022

The Mark Morris Dance Group Joins Festival Of New York

BROOKLYN, NY – The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) has joined a collective of more than 300 organizations spanning the worlds of Culture, Education, Hospitality, Business, Media, Wellness as part of the first Festival of New York – a citywide collaboration to promote New York City’s cultural, economic, and spiritual comeback during the summer of 2022.
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Wednesday June 1, 2022

Published in Arts Meme

‘Mozart of Modern Dance’ visits Santa Monica’s Broad Stage

It is problematic calling yourself “the Mozart of …” anything. And yet that how the choreographer Mark Morris, in his press materials, chooses to frame his creativity — as the “Mozart of Modern Dance.” Morris, 65, whose 42-year-old Mark Morris Dance Group will present four performances of his 2006 creation, “Mozart Dances,” at Santa Monica’s The Broad Stage next weekend, has fashioned his deep knowledge of classical music into his brand. But his real point of distinction at this stage is that he’s among a select few original choreographer still operating his own company, ancillary school, and community work — since the 1980s. Unlike…
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Friday May 20, 2022

Published in LA Dance Chronicle

The Broad Stage Presents Mark Morris Dance Group & Music Ensemble

On June 9 – 12, 2022, The Broad Stage will present Mark Morris Dance Group & Music Ensemble in Mozart Dances with choreography by Artistic Director Mark Morris. The program at The Broad Stage features the world premiere chamber arrangement of Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major, K. 595 (1791) by Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) Music Director Colin Fowler, along with Piano Concerto No. 11 in F major, K. 413 (1782-83) and Sonata in D major for Two Pianos, K. 448 (1781), all performed live on The Broad Stage’s mainstage
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