New Jersey Stage
New Jersey Stage on social media


This article is from our magazine. To view it in its original format, click here

Ballet, Boxing and Street Dance Gangs?!
An Artist Profile of Mark Roxey

By Jesse & Dave, JerseyArts.com

originally published: 10/18/2018

Ballet, Boxing and Street Dance Gangs?! An Artist Profile of Mark Roxey

“Dance to me is life itself. I owe my life to dance, because dance found me again and again and again during my youth.”

Mark Roxey’s been thrown in a garbage can, part of street dance gangs (who knew those were really real?!) and spends a whole lot of time in the boxing gym. He is also the founder and director of the Roxey Ballet Company, associate director of The Mill Ballet School, and has had a distinguished career with numerous American dance companies, including The Joffrey Ballet. You have to hear Mark’s story in our latest artist profile.






About the author: Jesse is a digital content producer living in New York. His work has been seen in Entertainment Weekly, People, The New York Times, Broadway.com, and 92nd Street Y. He is also the editor and founder of Stage Rush. Jesse is also a chicken fried steak connoisseur and loves a good roller coaster. | Dave Tavani is a freelance video story teller and photographer. In addition to contributing to Jersey Arts, Dave works mainly for nonprofit and arts organizations in the Philadelphia area. His recent clients include Visit Philadelphia, The Pew Center for Arts and Heritage, McCarter Theatre Center, Philadelphia Magazine, The Food Trust, Association for Public Art, and the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. He lives in Philadelphia with his wife and basset hound.

Content provided by Discover Jersey Arts, a project of the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation and New Jersey State Council on the Arts.




 



More Articles You Might Like

NJPAC Presents Bring It! LIVE - The Dance Battle Tour
NJPAC Presents Bring It! LIVE - The Dance Battle Tour
State Theatre Presents STOMP In January
State Theatre Presents STOMP In January
Roxey Ballet Presents "We vs. C: Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors"
Roxey Ballet Presents "We vs. C: Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors"
M&T Bank and NJPAC Partnership Presents Multi-Cultural Dance Series
M&T Bank and NJPAC Partnership Presents Multi-Cultural Dance Series
Roxey Ballet Presents 2019 "We vs. C: Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors"
Roxey Ballet Presents 2019 "We vs. C: Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors"
NJ Foundation for Artistry & Ballet To Present A Gala Performance And Reception On June 1st
NJ Foundation for Artistry & Ballet To Present A Gala Performance And Reception On June 1st






Event calendar
Monday, May 20, 2019


MUSIC

An Evening with Styx @ Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC), Morristown - 7:30pm

OCEAN COUNTY COLLEGE JAZZ BAND RECORDING LIVE IN CONCERT @ Jay & Linda Grunin Center For The Arts At Ocean County College, Toms River - 7:30pm

View all events
























New Jersey Stage © 2019 by Wine Time Media, LLC | PO Box 140, Spring Lake, NJ 07762 (732) 280-7625 | info@newjerseystage.com

Images used on this site have been sent to us from publicists, artists, and PR firms.
If there is a problem with the rights to any image, please contact us and we will look into the matter.