MARC NUÑEZ (he/him/siya*) was born in Switzerland and raised in California. He is a queer Filipinx-American, Queens-based Director, Choreographer, and Dancer. Professionally, Marc has danced for Rihanna, Todrick Hall, Donald McKayle's Etude Ensemble, Mike Esperanza's BARE Dance Company and Entity Contemporary Dance, as well as played roles in musicals including Peter Pan (international tour starring Cathy Rigby), Disney's Newsies, Cabaret and The King and I. Marc has directed productions of The Wizard of Oz and choreographed Sweeney Todd (Media Theatre).
Marc is Founder and Director of Gotham Dance Theater since 2015 and Dance Curator at The Tank, where he produced concerts including The Annual Big Gay Dance Show, Emerge Choreographers Showcase, and The Soul Spot (Directed and Choreographed by Candace Brown). Gotham Dance Theater is a current recipient of an Artist Residency at The Center at West Park (May 2021) and has also served as Artist-in-Residence at The Performance Project at The University Settlement (2017), named winner of Boundless in Brooklyn 48 Hour Dance Film Contest (2017), and has presented at Queensboro Dance Festival annually (2015-2021).
Marc is also an instructor Mae Mae Dance Center (Flushing, Queens) and Airbnb Online Experiences. Marc holds a BFA in Dance Performance with Excellence in Choreography from the University of California, Irvine. Marc is a member of Actors Equity and represented by CESD Talent Agency.
*siya /SHa/ - genderless Tagalog pronoun