Open Rehearsals

Open Rehearsals

Our NYC OPEN REHEARSALS are back! Space is limited; please RSVP.

Mondays @ Mark Morris Dance Center
April 1st Noon-2pm Breakin, 2-4pm Flexin’ (Klassic)
April 8th Noon-2pm Breakin, 2-4pm Popping (Johnny)
April 15th Noon-2pm Yoga (Sammi), 2-4pm Waacking (Miki Tuesday)
April 29th Noon-2pm Hip Hop (Gabby), 2-4pm MoveMEANT for Every Body
May 6th Noon-1:30pm Contemporary (Hara), 1:30-3pm Contemporary (Brit)
May 13th Noon-1:30pm Breakin, 1:30-3pm Hip Hop (Q)
*all Breakin classes taught by Bboy Spyderman

All open rehearsals are FREE. Our instructors volunteer their time to support our mission in providing affordable training for our dance community. Tipping the instructors is strongly encouraged and appreciated. Please email us to reserve your spot.

CYPHER: Homecoming

CYPHER: Homecoming

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Events Calendar

January 4th (Fri) 
First Friday Street Cypher
Chinatown, Honolulu

January 5th (Sat)
All Level House: Sekou Heru
UH Manoa Portable Classroom
Hosted by Sewa Fare
$12 donation; cash only

January 8th (Tue)
MoveMEANT for Every BODY
ALL AGES & Families Welcome
StarFitness Hawaii
Free with RSVP

January 10th (Thur)
All Level Heels
PoleArity Studios

January 11th (Fri) 
CYPHER: Homecoming Performance
The Arts at Marks Garage

January 12th (Sat)
CYPHER: Homecoming Performance
The Arts at Marks Garage

January 13th (Sun)
Company Repertoire Workshop:
$15, Cash only
Pas De Deux Hawaii

Hiring: Administrative Assistant

We are seeking an administrative assistant for our 10th NYC season this fall. The seasonal contractor position consists of project workload that amounts to about 15-20 hours per week.  The position starts in mid-September and lasts for 4 months. Opportunity to extend the contract can be discussed.

– coordinate company rehearsals including: scheduling confirmation with dancers and studios, updating rehearsal information, corresponding with guest performers and artists, assisting with props and costumes.
– assist with coordinating and content development for podcast sessions and video shoots
– assist with our full-lenth evening production this fall, including working with our Development Coordinator, Artistic Director, Artists, Sponsors and venue.
– assist with education / partner program development (a big part of the responsibility will require fluency in Mandarin)
– assist with video and photo documentation & archiving of all creative process.
– create and update social media content and posts
– attend at least one company rehearsal a week and mandatory weekly company meetings

Ideal candidate should be:
– a college graduate with a degree in Business, Communications, or Marketing / PR; candidates with equivalent experiences will also be considered
– knowledgeable with the dance or creative field
– passionate about using dance for activism and advocacy
– a self-starter, team-player, and creative problem solver
– detail-oriented, organized and punctual
– proficient in Adobe Design Suite, social media content creation & posting, and video editing
– knowledgeable in WordPress
– preferably bilingual in Mandarin / English (includes business writing)

Pay: $3000-$4000 per season (DOE)

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter, 2 references, and writing sample / creative portfolio or website to: with the subject: Administrative Assistant.

I’mMigration Meet-Ups

I’mMigration Meet-Ups

Our first open rehearsal for our new work this fall was a tremendous success!  THANK YOU to everyone who shared your creativity, passion and voices with us.

Join us to continue our exploration on I’mMigration: HUEman moveMEANT, boundaries and opportunities.  CREATIVE STORYTELLERS of various trades and crafts appreciated.

Upcoming Meet-Ups:
Aug 13th (Mon) 3-4:30pm @ Made In NY Media Center Conference Room B
Aug 17th (Fri) 12-1:30pm @ Made In NY Media Center Conference Room H
Made In NY Media Center: 30 John St, Brooklyn, NY 11201


Upcoming Open Rehearsal:
August 20th (Mon) 1-3pm @ Mark Morris Dance Center ICF & Studio A

Fall-Prep Open Rehearsal

Fall-Prep Open Rehearsal

NO DANCE EXPERIENCE NECESSARY!  Dancers of all styles and storytellers with open minds are welcome!

We are looking for creative collaborators for our new work, debuting this December as a part of our full-length evening production at the Actors Fund Theatre.

The new work, titled “I’mMigration” explores HUEman moveMEANT, boundries and opportunities through creative storytelling in the forms of dance, visual art, film, photography, poetry, music and multi-disciplinary work.

We are looking for a couple choreographers, dancers, artists and storytellers who are interested in creating engaging and collaborative work.

If you are interested, please come to our open rehearsal this Monday, July 23rd at Mark Morris Dance Center 4:30-6:30pm.  Space is limited, please RSVP on

Please consider making a tax-deductible donation so we can continue creating community oriented work that is meaningful and necessary!


As we explore our emotions in our Winter 2017-2018 season, we can’t help but feel GRATEFUL for our season sponsor, The Ranzman Foundation.  Our dancers made a video expressing our gratitude the best way we know how.

Mark Morris Dance Center Interview (Fall 2017)

Mark Morris Dance Center Interview (Fall 2017)

Our Director, Linda Kuo, had the honor to share a few words with the friends of Mark Morris Dance Center!  We are very grateful for the continued support from MMDC staff, and for allowing us to create a home at the dance center.

Please take a look at the video and support MMDC fundraising effort!

#DUNYCWinter2017 Digital Season Is Here!

#DUNYCWinter2017 Digital Season Is Here!

Our creative team and dancers have began rehearsing for our digital season!  Through out the season, please connect with us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. Every day, we will release photos and video montage of our rehearsals and behind the scene work.

We are also releasing the first video of our YouTube series on Christmas Day!  In the YouTube videos, you will hear from our dancers, creative partners, and explore emotions with us as we connect with all of our complexities through out the season.

A culminating performance video will also conclude the season in end of January.  For our Creative Circle supporters, we would like to invite you to our viewing party in Honolulu (late January) or free performance (February) in New York City.


Audition: Winter 2017/2018

Audition: Winter 2017/2018

We are seeing a few versatile dancers for our WINTER VIDEO SEASON.  Join us this December and January to create new content for our Youtube channel and social media platforms.  We will be collaborating with spoken word artists, musicians and visual artists to explore how our own humanity is expressed through or defined by emotions.
Date: November 16th, 2017
Time: Noon-4pm
Location: Mark Morris Dance Center. 3 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn NY 11217
Audition Format:
Noon-12:15 Registration
12:15-1:15 House
1:15-2:15 Improv
2:15-3:15 Contemporary
3:15-4:15 Groups
Paid opportunity. Bring headshot & resume. Please bring sneakers.