Education

Master Classes

 
 
Jan 1, 2018—Dec 31, 2019
 
   
 
 
 
 
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Co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group

This year’s master classes are led by artists participating in BAM’s mainstage programming and are open to artists and audiences of varying backgrounds and skill levels. Enrich your experience of BAM productions while honing your craft in an intimate environment. The series is co-presented by BAM and Mark Morris Dance Group.


 
Upcoming Events
Savage Winter Master Class
Classes
Marianne Weems and the Builders Association
Mon, Dec 17, 2018
 
Marianne Weems and the Builders Association
Mon, Dec 17, 2018
 

This interactive session introduces participants to Marianne Weems and The Builders Association’s unique collaborative crossmedia practice.

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Bach Gira
Classes
Grupo Corpo
Wed, Jan 30, 2019
 
Grupo Corpo
Wed, Jan 30, 2019
 

Members of Grupo Corpo lead a master class exploring the company’s unique theatrical language and distinctly contemporary Brazilian choreography.

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Batsheva Master Class: Gaga and Repertory
Classes
Batsheva Dance Company: Gaga and Repertory
Fri, Mar 29, 2019
 
Batsheva Dance Company: Gaga and Repertory
Fri, Mar 29, 2019
 

A member of Batsheva Dance Company leads an intensive master class on the fundamentals of Gaga, the movement language that heightens awareness of the body.

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Cunningham Class (Gary Champi) photo by Ian Douglas
Classes
Merce Cunningham Technique & Repertory
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
 
Merce Cunningham Technique & Repertory
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
 

Jean Freebury, a former member of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, leads a master class in movement phrases from Cunningham’s repertory.

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Exchange Workshop (Andrea Weber) photo by Janelle Jones
Classes
Physically Integrated Workshop: Cunningham Chance Procedures
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
 
Physically Integrated Workshop: Cunningham Chance Procedures
Thu, Apr 11, 2019
 

Former Merce Cunningham Dance Company member Jean Freebury leads a class devoted to Cunningham’s use of chance procedures as a choreographic tool.

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Pepperland
Classes
Physically Integrated Workshop: Mark Morris Dance Group
Sat, May 4, 2019
 
Physically Integrated Workshop: Mark Morris Dance Group
Sat, May 4, 2019
 

Company members from Mark Morris Dance Group lead a master class in the music and movement of this season’s presentation of Pepperland.

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PAST EVENTS
Jeghetto
Classes
Puppetry Master Class: Building Rodette-Style Puppets
 

Learn to create and manipulate hybrid puppets in this advanced workshop.

Sat, Feb 3, 2018
 
 
Meredith monk Masterclass
Classes
Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble
 

Two longtime members of Meredith Monk’s vocal ensemble lead this master class.

Wed, Mar 7, 2018
 
 
Classes
Royal Shakespeare Company
 

Company members lead this behind-the-scenes look at King Lear.

Tue, Apr 24, 2018
 
 
rsc masterclass
Classes
Inside the Storm: An open workshop with the RSC
 

A hands-on workshop in the mechanics of the famous storm scene from King Lear.

Thu, Apr 26, 2018
 
 
Contemporary African Dance Workshop
Dance
Denkyem (Adaptability): Contemporary Pan-African Dance Workshop
 

A movement workshop with Chuck Davis Emerging Choreographer Fellow Tamara Thomas.

Sun, May 20, 2018
 
 
Free
Dance Africa Master Class
Classes
DanceAfrica Master Class
 

Dancers learn the fundamentals of South African movement styles in this immersive workshop.

Mon, May 28, 2018
 
 
Trisha Brown Master Class
Classes
Trisha Brown Dance Company
 

Cecily Campbell leads participants through phrases from the 1985 piece Working Title.

Fri, Oct 5, 2018
 
 
Jack&
Classes
Kaneza Schaal
 

Theater artist Kaneza Schaal shares the tools and materials employed to create JACK &.

Tue, Oct 9, 2018
 
 
The Bacchae Master Class
Classes
Introduction to Suzuki & Viewpoints
 

Members of SITI Company lead a physically rigorous intro to collaborative theater making.

Wed, Oct 10, 2018
 
 
i hunger for you Master Class
Classes
The Palpable Space in Between
 

Kimberly Bartosik leads participants through the creative process behind I hunger for you.

Fri, Oct 26, 2018
 
 
The Hard Nut Master Class
Classes
Dance with MMDG
 

This free series offers fun for the whole family, taught by Mark Morris Dance Group dancers.

Oct 20—Dec 8, 2018
 
 
Free
Falling Out Master Class
Classes
Phantom Limb Company
 

Jessica Grindstaff and Erik Sanko teach storytelling through movement and puppetry.

Fri, Nov 2, 2018
 
 
The Good Swimmer Master Class
Classes
Making Your Own Rules
 

The creative team behind The Good Swimmer lead a workshop in adapting found text for the stage.

Fri, Nov 30, 2018
 
 
The White Album Master Class
Classes
Separating Sound and Picture
 

Director Lars Jan leads a class on creating visual and performative harmonies with a given text.

Fri, Nov 30, 2018
 
 
Dorrance Dance Master Class
Classes
Dorrance Dance
 

Michelle Dorrance and Ephrat Asherie lead a class in movement and freestyle vocabularies.

Tue, Nov 27, 2018
 
 
Halfway to Dawn Master Class
Classes
Choreographic Workshop: David Roussève
 

David Roussève leads a workshop in modern, postmodern, and jazz dance vocabularies.

Mon, Dec 3, 2018