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Master Class with Mari Meade

  • Firehouse Arts and Event Center 1314 Harris Avenue Bellingham, WA, 98225 United States (map)

Sunday, July 1 | 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Firehouse Arts and Events Center
$18 general, $15 w/ student ID (no class cards)

Bellingham Repertory Dance is ecstatic to welcome Mari Meade (Brooklyn, NY) to teach a contemporary master class on July 1, kicking off this summer's master class series! Mari Meade is visiting to set her award-winning trio Boardroom Beef on BRD dancers. Her piece will be featured in BRD's performance this fall at the Firehouse on Oct 25-27 and Nov 1-3.

Mari Meade is a Brooklyn-based artist, born in California and raised outside New Orleans. She relocated to NYC in 2009 as a recipient of the Kenan Fellowship at Lincoln Center Education and founded Mari Meade Dance Collective (MMDC). Meade was awarded the 2017 University of North Carolina School of the Arts Choreographic Institute Development Residency, was selected for Doug Varone’s Devices: Choreographic Intensive and Mentorship, and was an Artist in Residence at Chez Bushwick (NYC) and Lake Studios Berlin (Germany). 

Currently, Meade is Triskelion Art’s 2018 Artist in Residence. She has been selected to participate in DEEP (Dancer’s Economic Empowerment Program) at Gibney Dance and will be choreographing a new work on young artists through Amalgamate Dance Company’s Guest Artist Series. She has taught intensives at Kas’ Art Exhibition (South Africa ) and Lelia Haller Ballet Classique (New Orleans) and master classes at University of Washington, Cornish College of the Arts, Idyllwild Arts Academy, University of Southern Mississippi, and Asheville Fringe Festival, among others. She is also a teaching artist for New York City Ballet and Dancing Classrooms. She is a graduate of UNC School of the Arts.

Earlier Event: June 25
BRD Class (Juliette Machado)
Later Event: July 2
BRD Class (Tatyana Stahler)