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Master Classes

Jan 1, 2018—Dec 31, 2019

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.

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
Meredith Monk and Vocal Ensemble

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

Wed, Mar 7, 2018
Royal Shakespeare Company

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

Tue, Apr 24, 2018
rsc masterclass
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
Denkyem (Adaptability): Contemporary Pan-African Dance Workshop

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

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

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

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

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

Fri, Oct 5, 2018
Kaneza Schaal

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

Tue, Oct 9, 2018
The Bacchae Master Class
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
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
Dance with MMDG

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

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

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

Fri, Nov 2, 2018
The Good Swimmer Master Class
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
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
Dorrance Dance

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

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

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

Mon, Dec 3, 2018
Savage Winter Master Class
Marianne Weems and the Builders Association

Marianne Weems leads an interactive session on using media as a meaningful narrative device.

Mon, Dec 17, 2018
Bach Gira
Grupo Corpo

Members of Grupo Corpo lead a master class exploring the company’s distinctive choreography.

Wed, Jan 30, 2019
Batsheva Dance Company Master Class
Batsheva Dance Company: Gaga and Repertory

A member of Batsheva Dance Company leads a master class on the fundamentals of Gaga.

Fri, Mar 29, 2019
Cunningham Class (Gary Champi) photo by Ian Douglas
Merce Cunningham Technique & Repertory

Jean Freebury leads a master class in movement phrases from Merce Cunningham’s repertory.

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

A unique class devoted to Cunningham’s use of chance procedures as a choreographic tool.

Thu, Apr 11, 2019
Physically Integrated Workshop: Mark Morris Dance Group

Mark Morris Dance Group members lead a class in the music and movement of Pepperland.

Sat, May 4, 2019