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Green Street Studios Timeline

Green Street Studios (GSS) was founded in 1991 by Ruth Birnberg, Paula Josa Jones, Cheri Opperman, Marcus Schulkind, and Pam White and continues to operate at 185 Green Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts as of 2015. Its primary focus is on contemporary dance but hosts classes and artists of all dance styles.
This timeline was partially funded by a grant from Cambridge Arts and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. We would like to thank Nicole Topich (Project Archivist) and Wisty Andres for their contributions to this project. Special thanks to David Orr, Marcus Schulkind, Lorraine Chapman, Ruth Birnberg , Sarah Mae Gibbons and Jody Weber for their time as well.

Select companies that have rehearsed and/or performed at GSS for significant periods of time:

  • Caitlin Corbett Dance Company
  • Dance Revelasian
  • Digby Dance (Kate Digby)
  • EgoArt Inc. (Nicole Pierce)
  • Fantezi Kreyol Dance
  • Jean Appolon Expressions
  • Kinodance (Alissa Cardone)
  • Lorraine Chapman The Company
  • Luminarium Dance
  • Rebecca Rice Dance Company
  • Snappy Dance Theater
  • WeberDance (Jody Weber)
  • Bebe Miller and Company (non-local)
  • Mark Morris Dance Theatre (non-local)

Select artists that have made significant artistic and/or administrative contributions to GSS:

  • Ruth Birnberg
  • Paula Josa Jones
  • Cheri Opperman
  • Marcus Schulkind
  • Nicole Pierce
  • Jody Weber
  • Andy Taylor-Blenis
  • Ruth Bronwen
  • Audra Carabetta
  • Brian Crabtree
  • Kelley Donovan
  • Sarah Mae Gibbons
  • Audrey MacLean
  • Jessica Muise
  • Adrienne Hawkins
  • Kieran Jordan
  • Daniel McCusker
  • Marta Moussa

This is an incomplete list and more additions are always welcome. Please e-mail penumbra.rme[at] with suggestions for the lists.