Andrew Marcus is a dancer and visual artist. He has been focusing on possibilities of improvised performance since 1985. He earned an MFA in dance from Arizona State University in 2008 where he developed choreographic strategies for technologically mediated interactive performance environments and taught choreography and improvisation. Artistic Director of Andrew Marcus Performance since 2001, Mr. Marcus founded Zero Performance™, and the Slow Training for Embodied Projects with Wilma Vesseur of the Netherlands in 2007. From 2006 until 2008 he collaborated with media artist John D. Mitchell on LAND Performance Prooject, which developed performances for Intelligent spaces. Over the last 20 years he has developed Sensation and Form, a physical approach to dance composition and Technique for a Soft Body, a training in movement technique and alignment. He has been teaching and performing nationally and internationally since 1990. From 1992-2001 Mr. Marcus was adjunct faculty at the Experimental Theatre Wing of New York University. Among the many influences on Andrew's work are Klein Technique, Alexander Technique, Body Mind CenteringTM, and Contact Improvisation.