The marquee for Glendale Centre Theatre’s production of Kiss Me Kate directed by Tom Robinson and choreographed by Mark Knowles. Mark received a critics choice award from Backstage West for Best Choreography 2011 for the show.
The number “P. S. Till Tomorrow,” from The Real Love in 2011. Joanna Ampil in the center and Mueen Jahan on the far right, with the male dancers of the ensemble.
The cast of the Real Love performing the number “I Believe Only in Love” Singer LaTonya Holmes is in white in the center.
Dancers in the Disco number in The Real Love in 2011.
Final bow at the Real Love performance in 2011. In the center are the stars of the production, Joanna Ampil and Adam Pascal. Tony winner Cady Huffman is on the far left, and Tony winner Daisy Eagan, and Tony nominee Robert Torti are on the far right.
Cast and some crew of The Real Love during rehearsals in 2011.
Lunchtime at rehearsals for The Real Love in 2011. Back row: Doug Katsaros, Aylia Caulwell, and Adam Pascal. Front row: Glory Curda, Daisy Eagan, Mark, Cady Huffman Joanna Ampil, and Robert Torti.
Clayton Shane Farris and Taylor Coffman in a scene from Shakespeare Live! presented at the Glendale Centre Theatre. Tom Robinson directed the show and Mark choreographed three versions of it. This pic is from 2011.
Mark with soprano Alison England after her show Opera, Broadway and Beyond,which Mark directed. The show was a benefit for All Weather Shelter / Co-council of Churches, Pasadena, CA in 2009 .
The cast of The Scarlet Pimpernel with Mark after the show in the lobby of Glendale Centre Theatre.
Backstage at the Glendale Centre Theatre production of The Scarlet Pimpernel in 2009. From picture left to right, Brent Schindele, Heather Lundstedt, and Kelby Thwaits. Mark choreographed the production.
A shot from “Ouilles Gavotte” from the 2009 Glendale Centre Theatre production of The Scarlet Pimpernel.
The end of the “Into the Fire” number from The Scarlet Pimpernel. Tom Robinson directed the show and Mark choreographed it at Glendale Centre Theatre in 2009.
Some of the female dancers backstage for Glendale Centre Theatre’s production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in 2008. Mark directed and choreographed the musical and received a critics choice award for Best Choreography 2009 from Backstage West. From left to right: Stephanie Simpson, Adia Joelle, Emmie Nagata, and Libby Synder.
In NYC for That Other Woman’s Child in 2008, right after we got our show jackets and were walking to lunch. from let to right: Mark, Rex Knowles, Sherry Landrum and George Clinton.
At the New York Musical Theatre Festival party for That Other Woman’s Child in 2008. Mark received an Honorable Mention for Excellence in Choreography – “Best of the Fest” Award for his work on the show. From picture left to right: Sherry Landrum, Canedy Knowles, Mark Knowles, Rex Knowles.
George Clinton, Sherry Landrum and Mark in New York for the the mounting of That Other Woman’s Child in 2008. Clinton and Landrum wrote the musical which Mark choreographed.
With the cast and crew of Singin’ in the Rain at the Glendale Centre Theatre. Mark directed and choreographed the show in 2008. He is on the far left of the picture
Bryan Chesters as Don Lockwood in the iconic pose from the “Singin’ in the Rain” number at Glendale Centre Theatre. Mark directed and choreographed the production.
“You Are My Lucky Star” from Singin’ in the Rain with Bryan Chesters and Emily Coddington, directed and choreographed by Mark Knowles.
Just before flipping the couch over in the “Good Morning” dance from Singin’ in the Rain. From left to right: Mark Hatfield, Emily Coddington and Bryan Chesters. Mark directed and choreographed the show at the Glendale Centre Theatre in 2008.
The “Beautiful Girls” number from Singin’ in the Rain at Glendale Center Theatre featuring Donald Pettit, with Emily Coddington as Kathy Seldon next to him to the right, and the ladies of the ensemble. Mark directed and choreographed the show in 2008.
The cast of Luck Stiff backstage at the Glendale Centre Theatre in 2007. From left to right, top to bottom: Clayton Shane Farris, Leo Foti, Stephanie Hayslip, Jason Keef, Kelly Michele Smith, Alison England, Jason, Webb, James Warnock, Alex Rose Wiesel and Kyle Kelly.
Cast members of Lucky Stiff at the Glendale Centre Theatre in Mark directed and choreographed the show in 2009. In this picture from left to right: Jason Webb, Kelly Michelle Smith, and Kyle Kelly.
Jason Webb and Alison England in Lucky Stiff at the Glendale Centre Theatre, directed and choreographed by Mark Knowles in 2009.
“Dancing” in Irene Molloy’s hat shop during the dress rehearsal of Hello Dolly at the Glendale Centre Theatre in 2007. Alison England as Dolly, Chris Villalobos as Barnaby ( in the center) and Jim Meade as Cornelius ( on the right of the pic)
Hello Dolly at the Glendale Centre Theatre in 2007 with Alison England as Dolly Levi.
Al England in her Dolly costume after the show. Mark directed and choreographed Hello Dolly in 2007 at the Glendale Centre Theatre.
The cast of Beauty and the Beast. Mark choreographed the show at the Glendale Centre Theatre in 2007.
The cast of Forever Plaid at the Liberty Theatre in Astoria, Oregon directed and choreographed by Mark in 2006. From picture left to right: Bill Lewis, Jeff Dolan, Alex Camp, and Christopher Caldwell.
Backstage at Dames at Sea at the Glendale Centre Theatre in 2005. Kate Roth, Lyndie Renee Monarch, Jennifer Bishop and Libby Synder in costume for “It’s Raining in My Heart.” Mark choreographed the show.
The lovely female dancers from Dames at Sea. From top to bottom: Libby Synder, Kate Roth, Lyndie Renee Monarch, and Jennifer Bishop. mark choreographed the show at the Glendale Centre Theatre in the fall of 2005.
The cast of The Boyfriend at Glendale Centre Theatre. Mark choreographed the musical in the fall of 2004.
The dancers during the “Sur La Plage” number from The Boyfriend at Glendale Centre Theatre in 2004. Mark choreographed the show.
The Chattanooga cast and crew of That Other Woman’s Child choreographed by Mark in 2004.
“The Great Kentucky Nobs” number from That Other Woman’s Child presented in 2004 in Chattanooga, TN. Mark choreographed the musical.
Rehearsal for That Other Woman’s Child in Chattanooga in 2004. Mark choreographed the show.
Outside the Glendale Centre Theatre with Alex Romero in 2003 for the production of Camelot which Mark directed and choreographed.
Mark with some of the female Cinderella dancers who were part of the Hercules Electrical Parade in New York.
The Cinderella dancers from The Hercules Electrical Parade in NYC in 1997. This was one of several sections that Mark choreographed for the parade.
Mark at rehearsal with the clowns from the Dumbo segment that Mark choreographed for the Hercules Electrical Parade in NYC in 1997.
Randy Hills with the girls of the ensemble in Crazy for You at The Gateway Playhouse in Long Island, NY in 1996. Bob Turoff directed the musical and Mark received a Bright Star Award nomination for his choreography.
Mark with Randy Hills backstage at the Golden Apple in Sarasota, Florida during the run of Crazy For You before the show went up to the Gateway Playhouse in Long Island in 1996.
With the cast on the Statendam in 1996.
Formal night on the Statendam with Patrick Beller, J. Michael Beech, Mark, JR White and Jeremy Butcher @1996.
Cast of the Statendam relaxing after one of the shows in 1996.
Posing like Big Spender dancers while we were waiting to board the Statendam @1997. Left to right: Jennifer Davis, producer Rob Kief, JR White, and Mark.
On the deck of the Statendam, when I worked for Stiletto Entertainment as Senior Director, andI directed and choreographed several shows for Holland America Cruise Lines from @1996-200.
Barbara Eden and Gary Sandy in Nite Club Confidential in 1995. Mark choreographed the show.
Tracy Lore, David Engel, Barbara Eden, Steve Gideon, and gary Sandy in a number from Nite Club Confidential which Mark choreographed in 1995.
“The Canarsie Diner” from Nite Club Confidential with David Engel, Steve Gideon, Tracy Lore, and Gary Sandy. Mark choreographed the show in 1995.
Nite Club Confidential presented by the Long Beach Civic Light Opera in the fall of 1995. The production was directed by Luke Yankee and choreographed by Mark Knowles. In this picture from left to right: Gary Sandy, Steve Gideon, Tracy Lore, and David Engel.
With two of the dancers in the musical Big Bang!, which Mark choreographed in Singapore in 1995.
With some of the chorus dancers from Big Bang in Singapore in 1995.
During rehearsals for Big Bang! in Singapore with the two stars of the show, Tracey Williams and Reed Armstrong. Mark choreographed the show in 1995.
In front of the Playhouse on Vandam for Hysterical Blindness starring Leslie Jordan. Mark choreographed the Off-Broadway musical in New York in 1994.
Mark Knowles with the Rockettes at Radio City Music Hall in New York for Honda’s 50th Anniversary show which he choreographed in 1993.
With Dick Clark and the other singers and dancers for Honda’s 50th Anniversary at Radio City Music Hall. Mark choreographed the production in 1993.
At a rehearsal for Return to the Forbidden Planet which Mark choreographed in Anchorage AK, in 1993.
With cast members of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum which I choreographed in Anchorage, AK in 1993.
Mark. with the other choreographers, and the director Robert Ponce, at the opening of The World According to Goofy Parade, celebrating Goofy’s 60th birthday, at Disneyland in June 1992.
The Toy Soldiers – one of the segments that Mark choreographed for Disney’s Very Merry Christmas parade in 1991.
Santa’s Reindeer in Disney’s Very Merry Christmas Parade 1991. Mark choreographed the segment and had the reindeer tap dance.
With the cast of Party Pizzazz!! Mark choreographed the dance show for Bob Gail Entertainment which played various venues around California in 1991.
The Phantom of the Opera number from Party Pizzazz!! featuring dancers Neil Sheridan and Deanne Spicer. Mark choreographed the show in 1991.
Backstage with some of the Cagelles when I choreographed La Cage aux Folles at Sacramento Music Circus in 1991.
The cast of Me and My Girl starring Wayne Bryan and Tina Johnson. The musical was presented by Musical Theatre West in 1991. Mark received a Robby Award nomination for his choreography in the show.
Outside the Sacramento Music Circus where I choreographed The Boyfriend with Greg Louganis in 1990.
The Musical Theatre West production of My One and Only starring Susan Eagan and Roger Castellano. The show was directed by Teri Ralston and choreographed by Mark in 1989. Mark is in the center seated.
With the cast of The Wonder Years which Mark choreographed at the Florida Studio Theatre in 1989.
The A cappella group Without a Net in a promo shot in 1989. Back row from left to right: David Fries, Karen Harper, Mark Knowles, (unidentified), Pamela Van Valin, and Ross Martin. Front row left to right: Bob Joyce, Carol Browning, and Michael Moynahan. Mark originally sang with the group but later, became their director/ choreographer.
Members of Without a Net goofing off in a publicity shot in 1989.
Cast of No, No, Nanette starring Susan Eagan and presented by Musical Theatre West in 1988. Mark choreographed the show. In the picture, Mark is sitting on the left, wearing the red shoes.
Cast of No, No, Nanette starring Susan Eagan at the Whittier/La Mirada Theatre in 1988. I choreographed the show.
The Cagelles on stage during the production of La Cage aux Folles at the Grand Dinner Theater in 1988. Mark choreographed the production, and received a Robby Award nomination for his work on the show. From left to right: Christopher Castillo, Tracy Lore, Kevin Davis, Jeff Cornell, Garry Allyn, Roger Castellano, Scott Lane and Dannette Drehsen.
The Can-can from La Cage aux Folles at the Grand Dinner Theatre in 1988. Mark was the choreographer.
The full cast of La Cage aux Folles at the Grand Dinner Theater in 1988. The production was directed by Robert Turoff and choreographed by Mark Knowles.
On the set of the MGM / United Artists movie The Ice Pirates which Mark choreographed in 1983. From picture left to right – Mary Crosby, director Stewart Rafill, and Mark.
The cast of West Side Story at the Harlequin Dinner Theatere in 1983. Mark co-choreographed the show with Patti Colombo.
Part of the “America” number from West Side Story at the Harlequin Dinner Theatre featuring Robert Torti and Theresa Hayes. Mark co-choroegraphed the show with Patti Columbo in 1983.
Cast of Grease at the Harlequin Dinner Theatre in 1980. Mark co-choreographed the production with Patti Colomb.
“Greased Lightning” from the production of Grease at the Harlequin Dinner Theatre in 1980, with Robert Torti as Danny .