December 2, 2016 Press
DIY Dancer Interviews Dance for Dance 2016 Honoree Deborah Jowitt
Dance for Dance 2016 "Educational Visionary" Lifetime Achievement Awardee Deborah Jowitt is interviewed by DIY Dancer's Alejandra Iannone about her career, writing process and advice for younger artists and writers.
August 18, 2016 Press
Dance for Dance 2016 Honoree Deborah Jowitt Featured in BroadwayWorld.com
BroadwayWorld.com covers Mark DeGarmo Dance's upcoming fundraiser, Dance for Dance 2016. Dance for Dance also serves as an awards ceremony for Deborah Jowitt, dance writer, who will receive MDD's "Educational Visionary" Lifetime Achievement Award 2016.
June 22, 2016 Announcement
MDD Hosts NYT Best-Selling Author Ed Boland and Panel of NYC Educators
Mark DeGarmo Dance's Board of Directors hosted "Changing Student Outcomes, One Step at a Time," a panel discussion on the current state of our NYC public schools, at the Union League Club. Moderated by Lara Holliday, former Director of The Fund for Public Schools, panelists included New York Times best-selling author of "The Battle for Room 314" Ed Boland, MDD Teaching Artist Christopher Odo and PS 15 Principal Irene Sanchez.
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.
April 25, 2016 Announcement
MDD Hosts Panel Event with "American in Paris" Stars
Mark DeGarmo Dance's Board of Directors hosted a panel discussion, "From Ballet to Broadway: A Look Behind the Curtain," with two cast current cast members of Broadway's "An American in Paris," Allison Walsh and Shannon Rugani. Moderated by Board Member Bill Whitener, the panelists discussed their individual journeys to professional performance careers and their transition from dancing in ballet companies to the Broadway stage.
April 22, 2016 Press
Check out Bedford + Bowery's review of "Las Fridas"
"Las Fridas: A Movement Installation and Offering" was co-produced with The Clemente for a successful second run of NYC previews in the Center's Flamboyán Theater. The show was well-received by audiences and Bedford + Bowery's Kavitha Surana.
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.