Mark B. DeGarmo, Ph.D., B.F.A. is a dancer/performer, choreographer/writer, educator/lecturer, and researcher/learning theorist who has choreographed and performed over 100 original works. He has performed, taught, presented, and researched in 13 countries, including Argentina, Canada, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, England, France, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Russia, Slovenia, and USA.
He currently serves as Founder, Executive and Artistic Director of Mark DeGarmo Dance AKA Dynamic Forms, Inc., celebrating its 31st Anniversary as a New York City nonprofit charity in 2018. He is a Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellow (Peru), American Cultural Specialist (Ecuador), White House Millennium Artist Program National Finalist (USA), and Martha Hill Dance Fund Mid-Career Awardee (2015).
Dance Teacher Magazine celebrated his educational and artistic accomplishments with its June 2017 cover feature article. 2016 New York press deemed DeGarmo “brilliant” and “a gladiator in various arenas.” His “evidence-based” embodied cognition dance and literacy education program was called “a national model” by National Endowment for the Arts peer panels.