New dance professor aims to build community in the classroom

Loud. Black. Resident Part II: In Conversation With Marcus White By Arielle Julia Brown (9/2016)

“For Detroit Artists, Almost Anything Goes”  – New York Times (7/2015)
Feature article about Marcus White’s involvement with the Nick Cave “Dance Lab” in Detroit and reflections of being an artist in Detroit

Review: Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival – Chicago Tribune (9/2014)
“Detroit’s Marcus White makes himself even more vulnerable in “Pearls.” A strong man of ambiguous sexuality, White ingeniously interacts with himself — especially his hands, wildly chattering into his face — and with heaps of rustling, glowing necklaces.”   —

Review – Dance Panorama (2013)
White’s choreography is bold and it is quickly made clear that he is not afraid to push the audience out of its’ comfort zone to encourage contemplation.

U-M Detroit Center is activity hub in resurgent city | – The University Record (2014)

From Yong Soon Kim, White Wave Dance (NYC):

“It was an ecstatic night of dance making and the company was proud to share the program with some of America’s most innovative companies including the Annielille Gavino-Kollmam, Nickolas Fields, Leah Fournier, Marcus White and Camille A. Brown & Dancers.


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    White Werx is a movement-driven performance company based in Detroit, MI. White Werx serves as a bridge to center professional performance that connects diverse communities around innovative cultural ideas.