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Friday January 21, 2022

Published in Broadway World

Mark Morris Dance Group Launches Mark Morris Digital Dance Center Video-On-Demand Channel

The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) is expanding its digital access programs to include a new video on-demand channel featuring dance classes geared toward beginner and intermediate dancers. The Mark Morris Digital Dance Center is an online platform offering dance classes, taught by Mark Morris Dance Group dancers and Mark Morris Dance Center faculty. Classes on the Digital Dance Center are suitable for adult dancers of all levels, with or without disabilities, with a focus on beginner to intermediate dancers looking to supplement in-person instruction or enjoy the convenience of training anytime, anywhere.
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Thursday January 20, 2022

The Mark Morris Dance Group launches Mark Morris Digital Dance Center featuring video-on-demand dance classes in a variety of styles for adults

BROOKLYN, NY – The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG) is expanding its digital access programs to include a new video on-demand channel featuring dance classes geared toward beginner and intermediate dancers. The Mark Morris Digital Dance Center is an online platform offering dance classes, taught by Mark Morris Dance Group dancers and Mark Morris Dance Center faculty. Classes on the Digital Dance Center are suitable for adult dancers of all levels, with or without disabilities, with a focus on beginner to intermediate dancers looking to supplement in-person instruction or enjoy the convenience of training anytime, anywhere.
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Thursday January 20, 2022

Published in National Review

Terry Teachout Is Dead

Terry was a marvelous, imagi­native, confident, honest gentleman. He was also a very opinionated, educated, generous critic. And he had an enormous capacity to maintain his interests and his very high standards . . . high, yet achievable. He wrote about what he actually saw and read and heard, and not just the sort of Platonic ideal of what a work of art could or should be, as reviewers often suggest. He was kind and forthcoming in both his praise and his criticism. Although I hadn’t spent time with him in many years, I consistently read his work with interest —…
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Wednesday January 19, 2022

Published in The Argonaut

Making a Return

Kicking off this month, The Broad Stage in Santa Monica will present many new and different attractions between now and June 2022. It’s a celebration that includes several new and commissioned works. It is also the first full season announced under the direction of Rob Bailis, who came on board as executive director before the pandemic hit.
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Tuesday January 4, 2022

Published in CBS

Dance program delays Parkinson’s symptoms

A dance and movement program can help delay progression of Parkinson’s disease symptoms. Dr. Jon LaPook speaks to a patient who describes how the classes have changed his life.
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Monday January 3, 2022

Published in Spectrum News NY 1

New Yorker of the Week: David Leventhal

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — For the past 20 years, David Leventhal has been teaching dance not only as an art but as a form of healing. “The transformation that happens from the beginning of class to the end is what compelled me to want to teach this community from the very first class,” said Leventhal.
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Sunday January 2, 2022

Published in Oregon ArtsWatch

Dancing Through the Pages: Four Books in Review

THERE IS NOTHING IN THE LEAST MINIATURE about Mark Morris: not his person, which is substantial; not his talent as a dancer and choreographer, which is enormous; not his body of work, which includes choreography for the Mark Morris Dance Group, for opera, and for ballet companies; not the range of his interests and influences, or the eclecticism of his taste in music, always the impetus for his dances. Hillbilly music, baroque, gamelan, Brahms, Vivaldi’s Gloria Mass (which he says was written “at a time when you were either religious or dead,” and which like Dennis Spaight’s lovely piece pays…
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Thursday December 30, 2021

Published in World Journal

Chinese “Dancing Parkinson’s” classes to start at Queen’s Theatre on January 9 (title translated to English)

(translated) After the outbreak of the new crown epidemic , in order to help Chinese-American Parkinson’s patients who lacked service resources , the Mark Morris Dance Center (MMDG) launched an online Chinese dance class so that they would not be marginalized by society; the dance troupe recently announced that it will cooperate with the Queen. In cooperation with the Queens Theatre, online and offline free Chinese courses will be held from January next year to serve more Chinese patients and their families.
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