May 10, 2016 Announcement

MDD Awarded a Spring 2016 Art Works Grant by the National Endowment for the Arts

Mark DeGarmo Dance was awarded a $27,000 grant by the NEA to support the Partnerships in Learning through Dance and Creativity program. Mark DeGarmo Dance was one of three dance organizations in New York City awarded an Arts Education grant, and the only New York City dance organization serving the PreK - Grade 5 demographic to receive a grant.

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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.

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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.

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