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Mark Morris is an American modern dancer, choreographer and director.
Morris? work is acclaimed for its craftsmanship, ingenuity, humor, and at times eclectic musical accompaniments. Morris is popular among dance aficionados as well as mainstream audiences.
In the early years of Morris? career, he performed with Lar Lubovitch, Hannah Kahn, Laura Dean, Eliot Feld, and the Koleda Balkan Dance Ensemble.
Morris subsequently moved to New York, where he established his own company, the Mark Morris Dance Group, which debuted in 1980. From 1988 to 1991, it was the resident company at the Théâtre de La Monnaie in Brussels. In 1990, Morris and Mikhail Baryshnikov established the White Oak Dance Project, a group formed to choreograph and perform new dance.