As Founder and Producing Artistic Director of Mark Stuart Dance Theatre, Mark Stuart's choreography and performances have been featured in films, commercials, music videos, on Broadway, at Carnegie Hall, and at Lincoln Center. Stuart most recently Conceived, Directed, and Choreographed the new Broadway-aimed dance musical STANDARD TIME, hailed as "electrifying" by Broadwayworld.com.
Stuart served as Choreographer on the Diesel: Fuel for Life television ad campaign. He currently appears in a commercial with Baz Luhrman, was recently featured in an exclusive performance for Madonna, and served as Assistant Choreographer for the world-premiere Broadway musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. Stuart is the recipient of 2011 BroadwayWorld Award for Choreography for The Wiz, hailed as "a work of art."
A two- time American Lindy Hop Champion, Stuart has enjoyed international celebrity for his role in Swing!, appearing in numerous TV specials and concerts worldwide.
Producing Artistic Director, Director, Choreographer
Mark Stuart Dance Theatre (MSDT)
- Artistic Director - Curated work for star-studded Broadway & Charity Galas, Corporate Branding Events, Dance Festivals, and Singer/Songwriter concerts.
- Appearances - MSDT featured at Jacob's Pillow International Dance Festival, Lincoln Center, New York's City Center & Town Hall, Multimedia Installation in Cosmopolitan Hotel - Las Vegas, Philadelphia Orchestra, Commercial with Baz Luhrman
- Charity Work - Partnered with Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, The Dizzy Feet Foundation, Career Transition for Dancers, Dancers Responding to Aids, The Lauri Strauss Leukemia Fund
- The Bandstand - Asst. Choreographer (Chor. Andy Blankenbeuhler)
- Hamilton - Prepro Partnering Consultant (Chor. Andy Blankenbuehler)
- Women on the Verge... - Asst. Choreographer (Chor. Chris Gattelli)
- Chance & Chemistry - Guest Choreographer
- Director - STANDARD TIME - The Duke on 42nd St, The Fulton Theatre, F. M. Kirby Center, The Winter Center
- Co-Director - Swing! - Theatre Under The Stars
- Associate Director - Swing! - Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Sin - Off Broadway
Joseph Jefferson Award Winner - Choreography - Swing! 2004
Joseph Jefferson Award Winner - Choreography - All Night Strut 2007
BroadwayWorld Award Winner - Choreography - The Wiz 2011
LA Ovation Award Nominee - Featured Actor in a Musical - Swing! 2004
Syracuse University - Double Major in Finance & Music Composition