GDM left home at age 15 and 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. In December of 2011, Doig-Marx moved to Harlem where he started painting, photographing, writing and hasn’t looked back.
You can read about his life growing up in his blog “A Day in the Life/Down the Rabbit Hole” which has been read by over 30,000 people. “A Day in the Life/Down the Rabbit Hole”
Currently, an Associate Professor of Dance at Marymount Manhattan College (2001-Present), Montclair State University (2011-Present) and Rider/ARB’s Princeton Ballet School (17yrs). He was the Artistic Director of The Mantis Project Dance Company (10yrs) and Creator/Artistic Director of The Elan Awards (6 years). As a working Director and Choreographer he is a current member of Actor’s Equity and an associate member of The Society of Directors and Choreographers.
He is the resident Artist of POSH NYC (9 years) and The West End Lounge (5 years) and The Pecore in Harlem (5 years). He has had several solo showings of his work in several New York venues. His first New York Solo gallery showing was at The Lanyon 36 Gallery in 2015. His work currently hangs at Peridance, The Broadway Dance Center and in the halls of The Martha Graham Dance Company.