Photo Credit: Can Yiming
Contemporary Artist and Educator
MA in Contemporary Dance, London Contemporary Dance School. United Kingdom
Diploma in Dance, LASALLE College of the Arts
Born and trained in Singapore, Marcus started his formal dance training at LASALLE College of the Arts and graduated in 2004. As a dancer, Marcus has performed with the LADC Performance Company, John Mead Dance Company, SAF Music and Drama Company (MDC), Creative Productions Group (CPG) and T.H.E Second Company.
As a choreographer, Marcus has created for Dance in Situ 2017 (Singapore) and T.H.E 2nd Company for their annual platform liTHE from 2013-14 and 2017-2019. International collaborative works include BIENNALE des DANSES des SEYCHELLES with Parisian dancer Jimmy Vairon, Seoul Performing Arts Festival with Korean dancer Jin Byoung Cheol and DANCE-PORT TOKYO 2018 with Daisuke Inoue and Lee Sang Hyun, winners of Yokohama Dance Collection and Seoul Dance Collection.
As a dance teacher, Marcus has taught technique classes for Republic Polytechnic, Le Grande School of Dance, Nanyang Technological University, Ngee Ann Polytechnic, National Junior College and LASALLE College of the Arts. He has guest choreographed for various dance institutions such as NUS Dance Ensemble THE NEXT WAVE and School Of the Arts BECOMING.
In 2017, Marcus completed his postgraduate studies at LCDS and graduated with a Master of Arts degree with Distinction from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK. Shortly after, he completed his 200hr Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga Movement Academy (Singapore) validated by Yoga Alliance, the international standard for Yoga Teacher Training.
Marcus is currently an associate artist of T.H.E Second Company (Singapore).