Rwanda – June 2015
Mark Caserta, from Philadelphia, graduated from the University of the Arts with a BFA in 2010. He danced professionally with international touring companies Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Les Ballets Jazz De Montreal and Camille A. Brown & Dancers since then. Mark was a 2018 Emerging Choreographer at Springboard Danse Montreal and recently premiered his first full evening length work at Gibney NY POP Performance Series in February. In the past year, Mark was commissioned to set work on Dark Circles Contemporary Dance with partner Mikey Morado and Atlanta based company Kit Modus. Mark has presented work at Wanderlust Dance Festival, The Austin Dance Festival, Dance Gallery Festival, The Banff Center for Performing Arts Choreographic Gesture, The Boston Dance Festival, Steps On Broadway Choreography Lab, and the Brooklyn Dance Festival. He has also created work on the University of the Arts School of Dance and Pace University. He currently teaches full-time while co-directing the Pre Professional Company at Dance Industry Performing Arts Center, co-directing a nonprofit the Thriving Artist Project, and creating new work for his own project. He was also on faculty teaching Ballet, Contemporary Ballet and Movement Research at Dance Industry Performing Arts Center. He currently is a freelance teacher, dancer, and choreographer creating new work for his own project.