GDM was removed from his home at age 15 and was left to live in runaway shelters and group homes. This was in the Albany area during the early 1980s. In the mid-1980s he moved to New York City and started his career in dance, musical theatre and choreography.
Currently an Associate Professor of Dance at Marymount Manhattan College (17yrs), Montclair State University (6yrs) and Rider/ARB’s Princeton Ballet School (17yrs). He is a member of Actor’s Equity and an associate member of The Society of Directors and Choreographers he was also the Artistic Director of The Mantis Project Dance Company (10yrs)