April 20, 2016 Press
Mark was profiled by Melanie Brown of StageBuddy.com
Mark DeGarmo was profiled extensively by StageBuddy.com's Melanie Brown, who covers everything from Mark's young aspirations to his current choregraphic and educational work.
March 30, 2016 Press
"Las Fridas" featured as an April arts must-see in The Villager
MDD's second run of previews of "Las Fridas" were featured in Scott Stiffler's guide to April arts in The Villager.
January 5, 2016 Announcement
MoveUP! Dance Academy Winter and Spring Sessions
The first MoveUP! Dance Academy for kids started in January with after school classes in Ballet, Jazz and FUNdamentals of Dance, and continued for a second Spring Session in May and June.
December 21, 2015 Press
Read a review of "Las Fridas" in StageBuddy.com
Previews of "Las Fridas" in December were sold out and it was enthusiastically reviewed in StageBuddy.com.
December 2, 2015 Press
Our Dance for Dance 2015 Honorees were featured in DanceInforma.com
Oleg Briansky and Mireille Briane, the dancing duo who received the "Educational Visionary" Lifetime Achievement Award this year, are profiled for their enduring relationship in dance and in life.
November 24, 2015 Uncategorized
Mark was honored with The 2015 Martha Hill Dance Fund Mid-Career Award
On Monday, November 30, 2015, at the 15th Anniversary of the Martha Hill Dance Fund's annual awards, Mark DeGarmo was honored with this award which "honors a professional in the dance field who exemplifies any or all of those qualities for which Martha Hill was most revered -- whether an educator or a creative force who has made a significant contribution to the field of dance 'behind the scenes'." --Carl Wolz, a former student of Martha Hill and founder of the Hong Kong Academy for the Performing Arts.
August 8, 2015 Announcement
Mark received The 2015 Sophie Gerson Healthy Youth Foundation Award
Mark DeGarmo was awarded the 2015 Sophie Gerson Healthy Youth Foundation Award "in recognition for creating sustained dance programs for PreK-5 kids and their teachers in Title 1 public schools in the Lower East Side of Manhattan and across New York City." The award ceremony will take place next spring.
August 8, 2015 Announcement
Mark is featured in a Moscow Museum Exhibition
Mark DeGarmo, PHD, Executive and Artistic Director of Mark DeGarmo Dance was honored in Moscow at the opening of the "Enchanted Wanderers" exhibit at theBakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum. Photographs of DeGarmo's work as a dancer and choreographer were featured alongside images of legendary Russian ballet dancers and artists who developed ballet in the West and made significant contributions to world culture. The exhibit included photographs of Diaghilev, Balanchine, Nureyev, Baryshnikov, Briansky, Arova, Princess Grace of Monaco, and others. The exhibit will enter the archives of the Museum.