NAMED ONE OF “NINE DANCEMAKERS MAKING HISTORY”
Cover Story Dance Spirit Magazine
GDM left home at age 15 where he lived in runaway shelters and group homes in the Albany area. In the mid 1980s he moved to New York City and started his career in dance, musical theatre and choreography.
He is currently on faculty at Marymount Manhattan College (15 yrs), Montclair State University (5 yrs) and Rider/ARB’s Princeton Ballet School (12 yrs). He is a member of Actor’s Equity and an associate member of The Society of Directors and Choreographers and Former Artistic Director of The Mantis Project Dance Company (10 yrs).
As a performer, Mr. Doig-Marx appeared in the Equity National Tours and Regional Theater Productions of West Side Story, Pippin, A Chorus Line, Dames at Sea, Cabaret, La Cage aux Folles, Fiddler on the Roof, Jesus Christ Superstar and many others.
Trained as a dancer he then found his voice as a choreographer and Producer. As a Producer Geoffrey received a Certificate of Excellence in Cultural Achievement from the Manhattan Borough President office of The Mayor of New York City for his work as Artistic Director of The Elan Awards, which has become a permanent part of the dance archives for The New York City Performing Arts Library.
In December of 2011 he started painting, photographing, writing and hasn’t looked back since.
Now with over 500 paintings and thousands of photographs, GDM is everywhere. He is the resident Artist at POSH NYC (3 years), currently illustrating a children’s book for Emmy Winner Andrea Green and has a showing of his work that opened April 26th at The Pecora Building in Harlem.
GDM is represented by The Lanyon 36 Art Gallery in New York City,