Marcus started his formal dance training at LASALLE College of the Arts under the tutelage of Dr. Caren Carino, Ravenna Tucker and Jaime Redfern. Upon graduating from LASALLE, Marcus became a member of the L.A. Dance Connection Performance Company (Singapore) directed by Lionel Araya and later a project dancer from 2007-09 with Moving Image Arts (Singapore) now known as John Mead Dance Company.
From the period of 2010 – 2015 he performed with T.H.E Second Company. His performances with T.H.E includes As It Fades (2014), The Singapore Writer’s Festival 2012, Bedfellows (2013) and M1 CONTACT Festival 2010 – 2014. Whilst performing with the T.H.E Second Company, he was invited as guest dancer with Mad About Dance Company in New York for their Spring Season 2012 performances. Marcus presented a solo work in Hong Kong for the 5th Contemporary Dance Asian Male (2015) showcase presented by E-Side Dance Company and was a dancer for British choreographer Joe Moran, in his 2016 residency at the Delfina Foundation, London.
He has choreographed on T.H.E Second Company for their annual platform liTHE in 2013, 2014 and 2017. International collaborative efforts include works for BIENNALE des DANSES des SEYCHELLES with Parisian dancer Jimmy Vairon, Seoul Performing Arts Festival 2014 with Korean dancer Jin Byoung Cheol and DancePort 2018 (Tokyo) with Yokohama Dance Collection winner (2013) Daisuke Inoue and Seoul Dance Collection winner (2013) Lee Sang Hyun. In 2017 he choreographed for the 3rd edition of Dance in Situ (Singapore), a platform that explores contemporary dance within public spaces in Singapore.
In 2017, Marcus completed his postgraduate studies at London Contemporary Dance School and graduated with a Master of Arts degree with distinction from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK. He most recently 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).
performance date 25-26 Jun 2021 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Dimo Kirilov Milev & Jos Baker
performance date 22-23 May 2021 | Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre | Kuik Swee Boon & Kim Jae Duk
performance date 15-16 Jun 2018 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Kim Jae Duk
performance date 22-24 Jun 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Borderline by T.H.E Dance Company and Muscle Mouth
performance date 7 - 9 Dec 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By Kim Jae Duk
performance date 28 Mar – 6 Apr 2018 | Esplanade F.Y.I Festival | By Kim Jae Duk
performance date 1-4 Mar 2018 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By T.H.E Dance Company and Nine Years Theatre
performance date M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2013, Esplanade Theatre Studio, Singapore
performance date 1-2 Oct | Seoul Dance Collection | Silences We are Familiar With
T.H.E Dance Company is supported by the National Arts Council under the Major Company Scheme for the period from 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2023.
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We would also like to thank the following:
Board of Directors:
Jobina Tan (Board Chairman)
Kuik Swee Boon (Artistic Director)
Ho Jun Chong, Jaycee (Administrative & Partnerships Executive)