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  • Peter Stark Resigns from Patel & NGB Acclaimed dancer Peter Stark, artistic director of the David A. Straz Jr. Center for the Performing Art's Next Generation Ballet and chair of the Patel Conservatory's dance department has resigned, center officials announced Thursday. Stark has accepted a position out of state, Straz leaders did not offer any details. The conservatory just ce...
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  • Harkness Fdn to Award $5 Million to NY Dance The Harkness Foundation for Dance announced on Sunday that it would distribute $5 million in grants over the next decade to five organizations that support dance. The recipients are the Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Joyce Theater, City Center, the 92nd Street Y and the NYU Langone Medical Center’s Hospital for Joint Diseases, which houses the H...
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Organization: Mark Morris Dance Group
Job Location: Brooklyn, NY
Application Deadline: Open until filled

 

The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG), formed in 1980, develops, promotes, and sustains dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris, and serves as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community. MMDG’s 20-member dance group tours domestically and internationally, with live music performed by its music ensemble since 1996. 

The Mark Morris Dance Center is the home of the Mark Morris Dance Group, and offers a wide range of education and community programs to nearly 4,000 weekly visitors. Since 2001, the Dance Center, located in the heart of the Brooklyn Cultural District, has offered adult and children’s classes, space rentals, and a home for the dance community.

Reporting to the Director of Dance Center Operations, MMDG’s Operations & Office Manager is vital in supporting the MMDG staff and assisting with the rapidly growing programs at the Dance Center. This new position will play an integral role in the development of a newly formed Operations Department, working collaboratively with artistic, production, and administrative staff. For full description, click here.