CONTEMPORARY BALLET

DWIGHT RHODEN  DESMOND RICHARDSON                                        

DANCER

(Philadelphia, PA)

Mark, a native of Philadelphia, began his training at the Jason Douglas Dance Academy, where he studied tap, hip hop, and acrobatics. He furthered his training at the High School for Creative and Performing Arts and The Ailey School, on Fellowship Scholarship. Here he studied Horton, Graham, ballet, jazz, hip hop and African dance. He has also trained at Philadanco and Complexions Contemporary Ballet summer intensives. In 2010, he graduated from the University of the Arts with a BFA in Ballet Performance. Mark was a member of Eleone Dance Theater from 2006-2010. He has guest performed with Pennsylvania Ballet, as well as choreographed on PA Ballet II. He is the recipient of the 2009 Rocky Award for outstanding dance performance in Philadelphia, the 2009 Patrick Swayze Scholarship, and the 2010 Pennsylvania Ballet Choreography Award. Mr. Caserta joined Complexions in 2010.