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Mark Caserta
Born in Philadelphia, Mark received their BFA from University of the Arts. They danced professionally with international touring companies Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Les Ballets Jazz De Montreal and Camille A. Brown & Dancers. Mark's been awarded the EMERGE Choreography Award from Gibney company & Springboard Danse, Philadelphia Rocky Award for Outstanding Dance, The Patrick Swayze Scholarship from Complexions Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet Choreography Award & Outstanding Choreography Awards from YAGP. Mark was a 2018 Emerging Choreographer at Springboard Danse Montreal and premiered their first full evening length work 'BIG KID' at Gibney NY POP Performance Series in 2019.

Mark was named a 2023 Princess Grace Award Recipient in Choreography and a 2023 Choreographic Fellow at Jacob's Pillow. Mark's been commissioned by Gibney Company, American Ballet Theater (ABT), Pennsylvania Ballet II, Grace Dance Theater, Dark Circles Contemporary Dance, DanceWorks Chicago, Kit Modus, Whim W'him Contemporary Dance Seattle, University of the Arts, Pace University, Ailey/Fordham BFA Program and Peridance Youth Ensemble. Mark is faculty at Gibney Dance NY and Peridance Capezio Arts Center NY, a global ambassador for MindLeaps Organization, Adjunct Professor and Artist in Residence at University of the Arts School of Dance. Mark also is director and founder of BigKid Dance, a queer dance community based in Philly.