#MeetTheArtist | Meet Markel
It's Markel's first season dancing with Ballet Embody. Continue reading to learn more about him!
Let your obstacles today shape you into a stronger person tomorrow.
Favorite Music/Artist/Band/Musical Genre
Mac Miller/Ariana Grande
Favorite Place to Be
On the stage!
If you were a dinosaur, which dinosaur would you be?
Do you have any pets? If so, tell us about it/them!
A gray cat named Stormee.
What genre of dance is your favorite? Why?
Musical Theatre. Musicals are where I began my journey into performing and I have such a deep connection and love for it. It is what makes me happiest!
What is your favorite full length ballet/variation/performance? Why?
Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland is my favorite ballet because I enjoy watching all of the intricate characters, costumes and personalities.
Why do you dance?
I don’t talk much about myself to other people, but getting on stage and dancing is me showing everyone who exactly I am and what I live for.
If you wear pointe shoes, what kind do you wear? If not pointe shoes, what kind of flat shoes do you prefer?
I do a bit of pointe work and I wear Bloch “Hannah” shoes. I wear Angelo Luzio flats.
What other jobs/activities/talents/passions do you pursue?
My biggest passion in life is to one day perform in NYC. I also enjoy singing, acting and playing musical instruments.
From our followers: Do you have another job(s)? If so, what do you do?
I am currently in school, but once a week I also work in ToGo at Chili’s.
What are you looking forward to this season with Ballet Embody?