The Student Company of The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center exemplifies the progressive, comprehensive, and musically-driven approach of Mark Morris’ work. Student Company focuses on modern dance training, prioritizing the experience of performing works of influential choreographers in the field while utilizing understandings of other dance techniques to support diverse approaches to performance quality. The year culminates in public performances at the Mark Morris Dance Center.
Student Company I & II dancers are advanced students of The School at the Mark Morris Dance Center and selected by audition each fall. Dancers participate in weekly rehearsals of Mark Morris repertory as well as new choreography by School faculty and Guest Artists. Students are required to take weekly classes in modern dance as well as in a genre of their choice within The School. The year culminates in a public performance each June. Additional performance opportunities may include the Open House in September and potential off-site dance events. There is an additional cost for participation in the Company. To find more information on audition dates and company requirements, visit the Student Company’s page on our website.