The Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG), formed in 1980, is an 18-member dance company that tours domestically and internationally. Live music and community engagement are vital components of the Dance Group. It has toured with its own musicians, the MMDG Music Ensemble, since 1996. At the Dance Center, throughout NYC, and on tour, MMDG provides people of all ages and abilities with access to meaningfu...l artistic experiences – dance classes with live music, educational residencies, workshops, talks, teacher training and more. MMDG also makes its studios available to local artists and nonprofit groups at deeply reduced rates.