Joined Boston Ballet II in 2012
Marcus began his ballet studies at the age of six at the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet under the direction of Marcia Dale Weary, training extensively with Laszlo Berdo and Leslie Hench. He completed his last three years of pre-professional training at The School of American Ballet. Marcus attended summer intensives at the Pacific Northwest Ballet School, The School of American Ballet and the Boston Ballet School all on full merit scholarships. He also attended the Pennsylvania Ballet’s Beyond Technique intensive. Marcus is a 2012 graduate of the Professional Performing Arts School in New York City, achieving a 4.0 GPA.
He was awarded the Columbus Citizen Foundation Scholarship, the Linda and Arthur Collins Scholarship, and the Rudolf Nureyev Foundation Scholarship at theS chool of American Ballet.
Marcus appeared as a guest artist in the Eglevsky Ballet’s 2011 production of The Nutcracker, performing the role of the Nutcracker Prince, choreographed by Laszlo Berdo. He performed Peter Martins’ Les Petits Riens and Les Gentil hommes, as well as George Balanchine’s Cortège Hongrois and Bourrée Fantasque for TheS chool of American Ballet's annual workshop performances. Marcus performed Embraceable You from George Balanchine’s Who Cares? as part of the 2011 New York City Ballet Lecture Demonstrations. He was also selected to participate in several sessions of the New York Choreographic Institute, performing original choreography by Yuri Smekalov, Justin Peck, and Massimiliano Volpini.