Inside ATC Artist: Marcia Milgrom Dodge “MMD”

Marcia Milgrom Dodge “MMD”

is a Tony, Drama Desk & Astaire Award-nominated director and choreographer for her celebrated revival of Ragtime (Broadway and Kennedy Center), for which she also won the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Director, Resident Musical. MMD is thrilled to return to ATC after 30 years, when she directed and choreographed Some Enchanted Evening: The Songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Most recently, she was American Show Director for Tokyo Disneyland’s 40th Anniversary Parade “Harmony in Color.” She directed the groundbreaking production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast starring Jade Jones, the first Black plus-sized queer Belle, and Evan Ruggiero, an amputee, as The Beast (Olney Theatre Center). She directed Gordon Greenberg’s new adaptation of Meet Me in St. Louis for the Muny’s 100th Anniversary season. Summer 2024 will mark her 10th season with the company. MMD has worked in over 60 theatres throughout the U.S. including several shows at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, and Maltz Jupiter Theatre. With her husband Anthony Dodge, she co-wrote the Edgar Award-nominated play Sherlock Holmes and the West End Horror (Bay Street Theatre, Asolo Theatre, and Pioneer Theatre.) For television, MMD appears as herself in the Disney+ series Encore! and choreographed The Muppets in an Emmy-winning episode of Sesame Street – The Tango Festival and Elmo’s Wild West Video. She dedicates this production of Master Class to the memory of playwright Terrence McNally. @marciamilgromdodge