Geoffrey Doig-Marx

Educator, Choreographer, Director, Mentor, Artist, Illustrator, Writer, Mentor, CEO, Alchemist, Renaissance Man

 
Named one of  “Nine Dancemakers Making History”
 ….Cover Story Dance Spirit Magazine

Geoffrey Doig-Marx (GDM)- currently a member of the faculty at Marymount Manhattan College …

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Geoffrey Doig-Marx

Geoffrey Doig-Marx

Educator, Choreographer, Director, Mentor, Artist, Illustrator, Writer, Mentor, CEO, Alchemist, Renaissance Man

 
Named one of  “Nine Dancemakers Making History”
 ….Cover Story Dance Spirit Magazine

Geoffrey Doig-Marx (GDM)- currently a member of the faculty at Marymount Manhattan College (18 yrs), Montclair State University (8 yrs) and Rider University/ARB’s Princeton Ballet School (18 yrs). A  member of Actor’s Equity and an associate member of The Society of Directors and Choreographers, Geoffrey was the Founder/Artistic Director of The Mantis Project Dance Company (10 yrs) and he was Founder/Artistic Director of The Elan Awards 1999-2006.

He holds a B.A. from SUNY Empire State University in Musical Theatre Dance.

As a performer, Mr. Doig-Marx appeared in the Equity National Tours and Regional Theater Productions of West Side Story, A Chorus Line, Dames at Sea, Cabaret, La Cage aux Folles, Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstarand many others.

As a Producer Geoffrey received a Certificate of Excellence in Cultural Achievement from the Manhattan Borough President office of The Mayor of New York City for his work as Artistic Director of The Elan Awards which have become a permanent part of the dance archives for The New York City Performing Arts Library.

Geoffrey Doig-Marx was resident choreographer of Park Playhouse for 8 years. Choreography credits there include Annie Get Your Gun, Fiddler on the Roof, Hands on a Hardbody, The Producers, The Fantasticks,and Cabaretwhich was named one of the top 10 shows of 2012 by Bob Geopfert. Additional credits include The Drowsy Chaperoneat Westminster Choir College and Kiss of the Spiderwomanat Montclair State University with Director Clay James.

GDM left home at age 15 and lived in runaway shelters and group homes in the Albany area. In the mid-1980s he moved to New York City and started his career in dance, musical theatre and choreography. In December of 2011, Doig-Marx moved to Harlem where he started painting, photographing, writing and hasn’t looked back.

Now with over 500 paintings and thousands of photographs, GDM is everywhere. Presently, he is the resident Artist of POSH NYC (6 years) and The West End Lounge (2 years). GDM is illustrating a children’s book and has had several solo showings of his work in several New York venues. His first New York Solo gallery showing was at The Lanyon 36 Gallery in 2015.

For more information, visit www.geoffreydoig-marx.comand www.gdmartist.com

 

You can read about his life growing up in his blog “A Day in the Life/Down the Rabbit Hole” It was read weekly by over30,000 people. “A Day in the Life/Down the Rabbit Hole”http://adayinthelife-gdm.blogspot.com