Mary Ann teaches and choreographs all over the world. She recently choreographed (with Lisa Gadja) Gypsy with Harbor Lights Productions, and And a Nightingale Sang at Westport Playhouse. She was Associate Choreographer for Susie Misner and Jonathon Bernstein’s The Shape She Makes at ART Theater in Cambridge, for JoAnn Hunter on Barry Manilow’s Harmony, and Oliver at the Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.
As a performer Mary Ann has played Young Claire in John Kander and Fred Ebb’s The Visit starring Chita Rivera and John Cullum. She danced in the film Rock of Ages with Tom Cruise. On Broadway, she played Mona Page in Curtains starring David Hyde Pierce and in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of Curtains choreographed by JoAnn Hunter.
Other Broadway credits include: Contact, Seussical, Fosse, Chicago, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Song and Dance, Goodbye Girl, Starlight Express, and Carrie.
Mary Ann danced in eight productions at New York’s City Center in the prestigious ‘Encore series. She played the lead role of Anna in the York Theater’s off-Broadway presentation of New Girl in Town, Lola in Sacramento Music Circus’s production of Damn Yankees, and Cerraine at Boston’s Huntington Theater in Lady From Maxims. She danced in the Oscar Award-winning film Chicago, Rock of Ages, The In Crowd, Portrait of a Showgirl, As the World Turns, and with The Muppets in their adventure film, Letters to Santa. Her extensive dance career is on display in a PBS documentary titled, Working Dancers II.
Mary Ann’s vision of dance is shaped from working with choreographers Jerome Robbins, Graciella Daniel, Gwen Verdon, Ann Reinking, Kathleen Marshall, Susan Stroman, and Rob Marshall.
These are Master Classes not to be missed!!
Classes are open to dancers age 13 and older.
Classes are Monday-Friday 4:30-6:00pm and Saturday 9:30-11:00am.
Monday, Wednesday and Friday: Ballet
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday: Contemporary/Musical Theater Dance
Cost: $200/All-Inclusive (6 classes) or $35/Class
Included with the $200 All-Inclusive is the opportunity learn a new piece of choreography that Mary Ann will be setting.
Rehearsals: Monday-Friday 6:00-7:00pm and Saturday 11:00am-1:30pm.
A showcase performance will be presented on Saturday, January 20.