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Dance | Music

Mark Morris Dance Group

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Apr 22—Apr 26, 2015
Prices subject to change. 
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Wednesday April 22, 2015
Performances no longer available.

Choreography by Mark Morris
Featuring MMDG Music Ensemble
Special appearance by The Bad Plus

The renowned company returns to BAM with two diverse programs, featuring a New York premiere accompanied by jazz trio The Bad Plus; Words, set to music by Mendelssohn; the duet Jenn and Spencer, and more. 

Leadership support provided by:

Robert L. Turner

Apr 22 & 24

Pacific (1995) [MMDG NY Premiere]
Music by Lou Harrison
Costume design by Martin Pakledinaz
Lighting design by James F. Ingalls

Words (2014)
Music by Felix Mendelssohn
Costume design by Maile Okamura
Lighting design by Nick Kolin

Whelm (2015) [World Premiere]
Music by Claude Debussy
Costume design by Elizabeth Kurtzman
Lighting design by Nick Kolin

Grand Duo (1993)
Music by Lou Harrison
Costume design by Susan Ruddie
Lighting design by Michael Chybowski

Apr 23, 25 & 26

Crosswalk (2013)
Music by Carl Maria von Weber
Lighting design by Michael Chybowski

Jenn and Spencer (2013)
Music by Henry Cowell
Lighting design by Michael Chybowski

Spring, Spring, Spring (2013) 
Music by Igor Stravinsky
Arranged and performed by The Bad Plus
Costume design by Elizabeth Kurtzman
Lighting design by Michael Chybowski

Mark Morris Dance Group: Program A
Apr 22—Apr 24, 2015
Mark Morris Dance Group: Program A
Apr 22—Apr 24, 2015

The musically minded troupe performs two pieces set to music by Lou Harrison; Words, set to Felix Mendelssohn’s Songs Without Words; and the world premiere of a new work.

Mark Morris Dance Group: Program B
Apr 23—Apr 26, 2015
Mark Morris Dance Group: Program B
Apr 23—Apr 26, 2015

The company performs a rendition of The Rite of Spring with live accompaniment by The Bad Plus, plus Crosswalk, set to Carl Maria von Weber, and Jenn and Spencer, set to Henry Cowell. 

Master Class: Mark Morris Dance Group 

With Lauren Grant

Fri, Apr 24 at 12pm
Run Time: 2hrs
Price: $25
Marks Morris Dance Center
718.624.8400 or visit