Mark, you were such an inspiration to so many. Your art and your talent will live on in all of us. Dance with the angels, Mark. We love you.
National Director Mark Marino has an extensive background in the arts receiving a BFA Degree in Dance and Theater and Public Relations. Mark is the current owner of the American Dance Company, recipients of the Grand Artistry, Theater and Choreographers Prize at the "Prix De Italia" Cessena, Italy and "Prague Festival" in the Czech Republic. Winners of the "Grishko Ballet Performance Award for Excellence".
Mark Marino has choreographed for such shows as "EFX" with Nine Time "Tony Award" Winner "Tommy Tune" and "Spellbound". Off Broadway Shows Include "Wired", "Mixed Emotions", "One Step", and "Steel Dreams" Mark continues to teach and choreograph throughout Austria, Italy, Spain, Canada, Hungary, Yugoslavia, Guatemala and Greece. Casting Associate for the show"Freewave", and "Several Major Cruise Lines", Mark currently has dancers appearing in the Broadway and Touring Productions of "Movin Out", "The Boy from OZ", "FAME", Annie Get Your Gun, Copacabana, "The Music Man", "Oklahoma" and "Wicked".
Photo of Dance USA National Director Mark Marino accepting the Grand Prize World Choreographers Cup during the "Prix De Italia" in Cessena , Italy.