#MarkOrsborn is a #tapdancer , choreographer, and #masterteacher . Born and raised in #WashingtonDC , Mark began his dance career at the age of five.
He was a soloist with the Tap America Project (TAP) and featured in such events as the #KennedyCenter 25th Anniversary and Smithsonian 150th Anniversary. Mark is a former member of the tap company, Tappers With Attitude (TWA). During his time with TWA, Mark had the opportunity to perform on a regular basis on stages and theaters across the United States. Mark was also an original cast member in the #DebbieAllen production of Brothers of the Knight. Mark quickly built a following and became an in-demand choreographer and master tap teacher. For years, Mark choreographed and taught for numerous dance studios and companies.
His choreography was recognized in 2015 by the Young Choreographer's Festival in NYC and he has co-choreographed the closing number for the #Fred&AdeleAstaireAwards for the past two years. His company, The JaM Project, was a finalist at the 2016 #CapezioAceAwards, which recognizes the top emerging choreographers in the commercial dance industry. The JaM Project has also made appearances at many festivals and live events, including #AmericasGotTalent. They are in the process of writing a full-length show to be premiered in Long Beach, CA in August 2017.
Mark is currently on faculty for dance conventions such as the #KARDanceConvention , Starpower Power Pak, Dance Masters of America, DC Tap Fest, #JerseyTapFest, #RIFF : #RhythminFusionFestival, #TapsAliveFestival , and #ResonanceTapExperience.
Mark is the co-founder of the DC-based, The JaM Project and The #JaMYouthProject and has been recognized by #DanceSpiritMagazine and The Washington Postfor his choreography and concept video production. His companies’ tap dance films are screened all over North America on the film festival circuit and have been shared by audiences around the world, including classic rock artist The Doobie Brothers.
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