Marcus Hardy is a native of North Carolina, where he began his dance training at East Carolina University. During his time at ECU he worked with many established choreographers such as John Magnus, Jennifer Archibald, Mark Hines, and Frank Chaves. After graduating in 2012, with a BFA in Dance Performance, Marcus moved to Chicago where he has performed as a guest artist with SueMo Dance Company, Chicago Dance Crash, and as a company member with Inaside Chicago Dance. Marcus is a certified personal trainer, working with clients all over the Chicagoland area. He combines his love for dance and fitness into his high-energy classes. Marcus is inspired by the hard work and dedication he sees in the students at GUS!