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Updated: Mar 13, 2019

An Evening of Duets, Summer Movement Institute, Save the Dates, Honoring Christopher Morrison, and

Garth Fagan Dance School Winter Semester


Valentine's Celebration with GFD

On February 9th, Garth Fagan Dance hosted its 10th annual "An Evening of Duets". An elegant early celebration of Valentine's Day catered by Char Steak & Lounge featuring a delicious menu curated by Chef Jeremy Nucelli. Mr. Fagan narrated the performance, offering insight into the relationships showcased in the pieces as well as the inspiration behind the creation of each work.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

Marilyn Brown, MD

John Davidson

Jesse Dudley

Barbara Koontz

Deb Mulford, MD

Dale Sedgwick

Roberta Seidman, MD

Adam Terry


Honoring Christopher Morrison

Photographer Tom Brazil

Garth Fagan Dance lost a beloved dancer, teacher and friend this past January. After months of battling pancreatic cancer the news of Chris Morrison's passing heavily impacted the Rochester community. Born and raised in Jamaica, Chris started his dance training at the age 9 and pursued his passion for dance for over 25 years. Chris joined Garth Fagan Dance in 1990 where he performed as a principal dancer for 15 years before retiring in 2005. Chris will always be remembered for his positive energy and his love of dance.


Upcoming performances!

South Carolina Governor's School for the Arts and Humanities Master Classes

April 3-6, 2019

Arts Council of Wyoming Country Orpheum Film and Performing Arts Center

Tannerville, NY

April-May 2019

JAACA Lecture Demonstration Louis S. Wolk JCC of Greater Rochester

June 1&2, 2019

Check our CALENDAR page under "Season & Tickets" for more information. Will continue to update details very soon!


**SAVE THE DATE: Summer Movement Institute

Summer Movement Institute (SMI) is Right Around the Corner!

SMI- July 7th-27th

Come Learn To Move The Fagan Way!

Join us for three exciting weeks at Garth Fagan Dance. 

Students age13 and up will learn the philosophy and intricacies of this contemporary movement led by Garth Fagan Dance company members.

Students will experience the Fagan Technique, Composition, and Repertory through instruction in 3-4 classes per day, 5 days per week.

Click HERE to see last year's participants in the SMI Showcase.


Winter Semester registration is open!

This winter semester we're dancing off the winter blues the Fagan way! We welcomed an increasing amount of new students and classes are packed with high energy! Children's classes: January 19 - April 13 Adult/Young Adult classes: January 15 - March 11 Click to register


**SAVE THE DATE: Spring Semester registration is open!

Come dance with us! Save the date for Spring classes! Children's Classes April 27th - June 22nd Teen/Adult Classes April 23- June 29 Classes are available for all ages and skills. For more information call 585.454.3260 or email



Join the wave of individuals dedicated to supporting the Arts and the

cultural legacy of Garth Fagan Dance!


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