Geoff Chang is General Manager of the Mark Morris Dance Group (MMDG), where he has worked since 2016. Raised in Jamaica, West Indies, and in London, UK, he holds a MA in Classics from Cambridge University, a Law Degree from the University of London, and a Diploma in Arts Administration from NYU. He is a classically-trained pianist and singer, and performed as a dancer in the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics.
Geoff previously worked for the UK’s leading media and entertainment law firm as a commercial lawyer before moving to New York to embark on a career in arts management. Prior to joining MMDG, Geoff served as Executive Director of Dusan Tynek Dance Theater and held positions at Joffrey Ballet School and Rambert Dance Company. He sits on the advisory boards of Caleb Teichner & Company, and Company Chameleon, a contemporary dance company based in Manchester, UK. In 2019, Geoff was accepted into the NYC Department for Cultural Affairs’ Create NYC: Leadership Accelerator program and subsequently founded the “NYC General Managers in Dance” affinity group. He has guest-lectured at Columbia University and taught in the Downtown Brooklyn Arts Alliance Fellowship Program. Geoff is currently writing a book on Dance and Performance in Ancient Greece. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.