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This weekend: (re)Source, an investigation-in-process

Our Artistic Director Maria Bauman, has been a 2017-2018 Artist in Residence with Brooklyn Arts Exchange, and is thrilled to share her progress on MBDance’s latest interdisciplinary work, (re)Source, an investigation-in-process. In addition to solo choreographed and improvised dancing, the work includes a visual art landscape Bauman navigates. She dances with, in, through, and in spite of it. It’s an […]

MBDance’s Community Action Artist Residency: A Retrospective Video

MBDance had the honor of being Gibney’s 2017 Community Action Artist in Residence and the short, retrospective video on that arts-based community engagement is now available! Click on the link below to see more of MBDances’ Residency. During the residency Maria and the MBDancers created with, connected to, and fostered connections among various communities, through dance. This video is a recap […]

Maria’s Teaching at Gibney Dance Center

MBDance is back at Gibney Dance Center! Maria is leading dance classes in the Contemporary Forms slot. She is teaching Tuesday and Thursday from January 30th through February 20th, 10:00am-12:00pm. What’s MBDance class like? We sweat our truths, flying into the floor safely and using our hands like feet! MBDance classes focus on broadening the dancers’ physical resources while remaining true […]

The Bessies

Our Artistic Director, Maria won a Bessie Award as part of skeleton architecture…! Earlier this month, at the 2017 New York Dance and Performance Awards (The Bessies) which is our annual concert dance awards ceremony in New York, an unprecedented number of artists of color were nominated for awards and an unprecedented number of artists of […]

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Sweat Your Truth!

We sweat our truths, flying into the floor safely and using our hands like feet! MBDance classes focus on broadening the dancers’ physical resources while remaining true to their current range and strengths–contemporary dance emphasizing powerful, spatial fluidity and floorwork.

About MBDance

Maria Bauman began MBDance in 2007 to create honest and bold artistic dances from a sense of physical and emotional power, an insistence on equity, and a fascination with intimacy and relationship. In particular, MBDances center the non-linear and linear stories and bodies of queer people of color onstage.