NAMED ONE OF “NINE DANCEMAKERS MAKING HISTORY” ….Cover Story Dance Spirit Magazine
GDM- Is currently on faculty at Marymount Manhattan College (17 yrs), Montclair State University (6 yrs) and Rider/ARB’s Princeton Ballet School (17 yrs). 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 (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.
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. The Elan Awards has become a permanent part of the dance archives for The New York City Performing Arts Library.
Choreography credits include “Kiss of the Spiderwoman” for Director Clay James and “Cabaret” named one of the top 10 shows of 2012 by Bob Geopfert.
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.
Now with over 500 paintings and thousands of photographs, GDM is everywhere. Presently, he is the resident Artist of POSH NYC (6 years) and The West End Lounge (2 years). GDM is illustrating a children’s book and 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.
For more information, visit www.gdmartist.com www.geoffreydoig-marx.com
You can read about his life growing up in his blog “A Day in the Life/Down the Rabbit Hole” It is read weekly by over 30,000 people. “A Day in the Life/Down the Rabbit Hole”