Marymount Manhattan

  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4533_the_hunt_2.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4533_the_hunt_2.jpg" alt="Choreography by Robert Battle Photo by Rosalie O’Connor" class="lw_image lw_image4533"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Choreography by Robert Battle<br/>Photo by Rosalie O’Connor</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4531_salt_2.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4531_salt_2.jpg" alt="Choreography by Katie Langan Photo by Rosalie O’Connor" class="lw_image lw_image4531"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Choreography by Katie Langan<br/>Photo by Rosalie O’Connor</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4526_jessica_lang.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4526_jessica_lang.jpg" alt="Choreography by Jessica Lang Photo by Rosalie O’Connor" class="lw_image lw_image4526"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Choreography by Jessica Lang<br/>Photo by Rosalie O’Connor</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4530_prosperi_fa10.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4530_prosperi_fa10.jpg" alt="Choreography by Alessandra Prosperi Photo by Eduardo Patino" class="lw_image lw_image4530"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Choreography by Alessandra Prosperi<br/>Photo by Eduardo Patino</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4524_hector_bria.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4524_hector_bria.jpg" alt="Hector Cerna ‘17 & Bria Williams ‘15 Photo by David Flores ‘15" class="lw_image lw_image4524"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Hector Cerna ‘17 & Bria Williams ‘15<br/>Photo by David Flores ‘15</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4528_lubovitch_patino.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4528_lubovitch_patino.jpg" alt="Choreography by Lar Lubovitch Photo by Eduardo Patino" class="lw_image lw_image4528"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Choreography by Lar Lubovitch<br/>Photo by Eduardo Patino</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4532_tami_stronach.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4532_tami_stronach.jpg" alt="Choreography by Tami Stronach Photo by Rosalie O’Connor" class="lw_image lw_image4532"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Choreography by Tami Stronach<br/>Photo by Rosalie O’Connor</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4529_martinez.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4529_martinez.jpg" alt="Choreography by Francisco Martinez Photo by Rosalie O’Connor" class="lw_image lw_image4529"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Choreography by Francisco Martinez<br/>Photo by Rosalie O’Connor</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4525_jarred_bosch.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4525_jarred_bosch.jpg" alt="Jarred Bosch ‘15 Photo by David Flores ‘15" class="lw_image lw_image4525"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Jarred Bosch ‘15<br/>Photo by David Flores ‘15</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4520_zoey_anderson_2.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4520_zoey_anderson_2.jpg" alt="Zoey Anderson ‘15 Photo by David Flores ‘15" class="lw_image lw_image4520"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Zoey Anderson ‘15<br/>Photo by David Flores ‘15</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4527_langan.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4527_langan.jpg" alt="Choreography by Katie Langan Photo by Eduardo Patino" class="lw_image lw_image4527"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Choreography by Katie Langan<br/>Photo by Eduardo Patino</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4522_austin_sora.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4522_austin_sora.jpg" alt="Austin Sora ‘14 Photo by David Flores ‘15" class="lw_image lw_image4522"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Austin Sora ‘14<br/>Photo by David Flores ‘15</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4519_zendejas.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4519_zendejas.jpg" alt="Choreography by Edgar Zendejas Photo by Rosalie O’Connor" class="lw_image lw_image4519"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Choreography by Edgar Zendejas<br/>Photo by Rosalie O’Connor</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4523_cherice_barton__2.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4523_cherice_barton__2.jpg" alt="Choreography by Cherice Barton Photo by Rosalie O’Connor" class="lw_image lw_image4523"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Choreography by Cherice Barton<br/>Photo by Rosalie O’Connor</span></div>
  • <div class="top-image" style="width: 1200px; height: 450px; margin: auto;"><a href="/live/image/gid/96/width/650/height/500/4518_tides_ii.jpg" class="lw_preview_image lw_disable_preview"><img src="/live/image/gid/96/width/1200/height/439/crop/1/4518_tides_ii.jpg" alt="Choreography by Katie Langan Photo by Rosalie O’Connor" class="lw_image lw_image4518"/></a><span style="float: right; color: #ffffff; margin-top: -70px; position: relative;" class="lw_images_caption">Choreography by Katie Langan<br/>Photo by Rosalie O’Connor</span></div>

Department of Dance

Auditions

All applicants, whether they plan to pursue a BFA or BA degree in Dance must audition for acceptance and proper placement in the dance programs.

Auditions are held off-campus and on campus during January, February, and March. Information is available upon request from the Dance Department. Under no circumstance are private auditions allowed. It is to your advantage to audition in person at one of the audition sites.  Please proceed to our Application page for further information about audition scheduling and requirements.  

All audition candidates participate in an abbreviated ballet class and learn a jazz and/or modern combination. (Tap is assessed once a student is accepted to the program during the freshman/transfer orientation.) Additionally, a rhythmic skills evaluation is given for placement purposes only. 

After the technical segment of the audition, auditionees who have demonstrated proficiency in at least one area are asked to present a solo dance. The solo is to be 1-2 minutes in length in the dance styles of her/his choice, i.e. ballet, modern, or jazz; it need not be choreographed by the applicant. Following the solo, candidates have a private interview with members of the dance faculty.

The dance audition is a full day event and students should plan to be in New York City all day.

 


“I certainly miss the community of school, but I’ve realized that it will never disappear. I’ve been spending time with Catie, having wonderful callbacks with Mia, and dancing with Cameron Burke for Chase [Brock’s] company (who graduated before I even began at MMC). The MMC community is alive and thriving within the dance community. In fact, … I randomly met a fantastic woman named Jen Abad. After we had been talking about other random things, I came to find out that she was an MMC alum class of ’01 and that she owns a studio in Bay Ridge. I began to tell her all the amazing things I was able to do at school, the advancements that have happened over the years, and how it molded me into the person I am today. And now she’s offering me to come and teach at her studio! What a small world, eh?? I’ve realized that I not only have the support of the community I graduated with, but also all of the dancers that have come from [MMC] before me. It is truly a magical place that [has been] built, and I’m so proud to be an alum.”
- Mark Osmundsen ’13