Mark Morris Dance Group Master Class Oct 3, 2012

by Monique

Modern Dance:  Advanced Level Class

$12 / $7 with ticket stub, Sat Oct 6 | 12 – 1:30pm at OtB

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This modern master class is appropriate for advanced students and professional dancers.  The class explores movement drawn from a variety of contemporary styles.  Technical exercises are designed to engage and challenge students’ minds and bodies, while across-the-floor phrases emphasize fluidity.  Students also have the opportunity to learn phrases from Mark Morris repertory.

Class time: 90 minutes
The class also doubles as an audition for any students/dancers who are interested in attending an MMDG summer intensive workshop in California or New York.

Teaching Artists:
CHELSEA LYNN ACREE grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, where she began her dance training with Sharon Lerner, then continued at Carver Center for the Arts and Technology. Since receiving her B.F.A. in dance from SUNY Purchase in 2005 she has had the opportunity to work with a variety of artists including SYREN Modern Dance, Laura Peterson, Hilary Easton + Company, and Michael and the Go-Getters.  Acree is on faculty at The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center teaching kids and adults how to move through space. She began working with Mark Morris Dance Group in 2007 and joined the company in 2011.

AARON LOUX grew up in Seattle, Washington and began dancing at the Creative Dance Center as a member of Kaleidoscope, a youth modern dance company. He began his classical training at the Cornish College Preparatory Dance Program and received his B.F.A. from The Juilliard School in 2009. He danced at The Metropolitan Opera and with Arc Dance Company before joining MMDG in 2010.