Mark Morris Dance Center Contact Details

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718-624-8400

Mark Morris is the renowned and influential choreographer. In 1980, he formed the Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG).   Morris is also an applauded ballet choreographer, with several ballet companies globally. He has conducted performances at The International Festival of Arts & Ideas, Lincoln Centre, and BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music).Make a note of Mark Morris Dance Center Phone Number for further assistance. To know more about Dance classes visit Mark Morris Dance Center Address. Morris has also worked widely in opera, directing and choreographing productions for The Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera, English National Opera and The Royal Opera, Covent Garden. In 1991, Mark Morris was named a Fellow of the MacArthur Foundation. He has received eleven honorary doctorates till date.  Mark has delivered dance lessons at the University of Washington, Princeton University and Tanglewood Music Center.

Mark Morris Dance Center Phone Number: 718-624-8400

Mark Morris is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. He has also served as an Advisory Board Member for the Rolex Mentor. In 2015, Morris was welcomed into the Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt Whitney Hall of Fame at the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Awards received by Mark Morris:

  • ArtsFund Outstanding Achievement in the Arts Award.
  • Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award for Lifetime Achievement.
  • The Leonard Bernstein Lifetime Achievement Award for the Elevation of Music in Society.
  • The Benjamin Franklin Laureate Prize for Creativity.
  • The International Society for the Performing Arts’ Distinguished Artist Award.
  • The Cal Performances Award of Distinction in the Performing Arts.
  • The Orchestra of St. Luke’s Gift of Music Award.
  • The 2016 Doris Duke Artist Award.

Morris is the subject of biography, Mark Morris, by Joan Acocella (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) and Marlowe & Company.  A book named, Mark Morris: Musician-Choreographer, by musicologist Stephanie Jordan was released in fall 2015.

In 2001, Morris started the Mark Morris Dance Center in Brooklyn, New York.  The dance center provides rehearsal space for the dance community, top-notch dance programs and class for all ages.

Mark Morris Dance Center Address

3 Lafayette Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11217

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