Mark Smith, a former Broadway dancer and member of Lee Theodore’s “The American Dance Machine” in New York City, has performed nationally and internationally in “A Chorus Line”, “Sweet Charity”, “My One and Only”, “Biloxi Blues “, and “Singing in the Rain” with special instruction from Gene Kelly.
Mark has studied with Gus Giordano, Frank Hatchett, Harold Nicholas (Nicholas brothers), and Gregory Hines, to name a few.
In addition, Mark was chosen as the first Mr. Dance of Ohio in 1983 and has performed in numerous dance competition groups that have won first place at state and national levels. He has choreographed and performed with the Miss Kentucky and the Miss Ohio Pageants and he has been a choreographer for many area high school musicals. Mark was certified as a dance instructor through Dance Masters of America in 1991.
Mark is known for his highly unique style of rhythmic tap choreography. His enthusiasm has inspired all of his dancers to be the best they can through pure enjoyment of dance! His sense of humor has delighted dancers across the United States during dance conventions and master classes.