MM2 to Perform at ETC Performance Series – December Madness

MM2 Modern Dance will be offering up two pieces for the upcoming ETC Performance Series, scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, December 3 & 4, 2011 at 8pm at the Community Education Center, 3500 Lancaster Avenue in Philadelphia.

ETC. Performance Series, curated by Charles Tyson, Jr. is  an opportunity for performance artists of any and all genres to show their work to a new and diverse audience in an intimate venue.  Dance, music, theater, performance art, stand-up comedy, spoken-word and poetry can all comprise these bi-monthly events.

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MM2 Company Members Shoot with Jordan Matter for “Dancers Among Us”

“I had a fantastic time shooting Dancers Among Us in Philadelphia this weekend. The talent across the U.S. never ceases to amaze me!”
Photo by Jordan Matter.  MM2 Dancers DaQuinn Lloyd and Michael Nguyen.

MM2 company members DaQuinn Lloyd and Michael Nguyen had the opportunity to work this past weekend with renowned photographer, Jordan Matter, who was shooting in Philadelphia as part of his “Dancers Among Us” tour.  In a recent deal with Workman Publishing, a national book release of Dancers Among Us, is tentatively scheduled for the spring of 2013.

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MM2 welcomes DaQuinn Lloyd for the 2011-2012 season

With the conclusion of the Philadelphia Fringe Festival and the upcoming Fringe Wilmington Festival this weekend, MM2 Dance is starting to wind down a most successful 2011 season and start preparing for 2012. The company is  sad to see Shara Harad leave us, but she has accepted a full time job position in New York City. We wish her the very best and much success as she pursues her career. After exhaustive auditions, MM2 is pleased to announce the addition of new company member DaQuinn Lloyd.

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MM2 selected to perform at the Fringe Wilmington Festival 2011

After a successful run in the recent Philly Fringe Festival, MM2 Modern Dance Company will bring to the Fringe Wilmington Festival, the Delaware premiere of ONE WORD, with shows on Friday, September 23rd at 7:45pm and Saturday, September 24th at 6:00 and 8:00pm. Performances will take place in the Baby Grand Theater located at 818 Market Street, Wilmington.

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What “One Word” Reveals

By Nick G | Published: September 9, 2011

ONE WORD, the 2011 Philly Fringe production from MM2 Modern Dance, seems like a simple idea: dancer-choreographers choose one word to inspire a piece. But according to the young dancers of MM2, choosing a word of personal significance reveals ever so much more than simply that word’s definition.

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MM2 dancers magically turn movement into meaning

Montgomery News Network
By Craig Ostroff, Correspondent

Stephanie King had no trouble deciding on her “One Word.”

“One Word,” the theme of MM2 Modern Dance Company’s 2011 program, finds each of the company’s eight dancers choosing a word that holds a special meaning, then choreographing a dance around it.

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MM2 Featured in Delaware County News Network – Fans flock to Philly Fringe Festival

News of Delaware County
Published: Monday, August 29, 2011
By JIM RUTTER, Correspondent

The Philadelphia Live Arts and Fringe Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary when it kicks off on Sept. 2. Since it began in 1997, over a quarter-million audience members have seen the works of more than 10,000 performing artists in dance, theater, music and the visual arts. A number of prominent national and international artists and companies premiere new works each year, elevating what began as a simple off-beat event to a festival of worldwide stature.

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MM2 featured in Sunday New York Times

MM2 was once again featured in the New York Times!
Photograph of MM2 Modern Dance at Grounds for Sculpture featured in the Metropolitan section of the Sunday New York Times on August 14, 2011. Dancers – Jessica Bryan, Katelyn Capato, Jenna Faye Eugenides, Heather Fleischman, Kaylee Goodwin , Shara Harad, Stephanie King and Brianne Scott.

Returning to the Philadelphia Live Arts & Philly Fringe Festival for a 7th year!

For its seventh year participating in the Philly Fringe Festival, MM2 Modern Dance Company brings to the stage the premiere of ONE WORD, with two shows on Saturday, September 10at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Performances will take place at the Maas Building, 1325 Randolph St in Philadelphia.

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9 Dancers, 9 Choreographers, ONE WORD at Grounds for Sculpture

MM2 Modern Dance Company brings to Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ, on Sunday, August 21st, 2011 at 1:00pm, a Philly Fringe, sneak preview of their new dance work, ONE WORD. The performance will be rain or shine and is free with park admission.

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