Cast 1 from the Second Year Musical Theatre Intensive at the Academy. Each cast did four mini-musicals comprised of Scarlet Pimpernel, Chicago, Spring Awakening and Les Miz.The show was presented at the end of March 2016
Jamie Nichols, Theresa Hayes and Mark Knowles at the Company dinner, Spring 2016.
The annual Halloween costume contest at The Academy in 2015. The judges in costume themselves – Perry Hart, Theresa Hayes, Jamie Nichols, and Mark Knowles.
Outside the Crowell Library in San Marino, CA on October 12, 2014, after presenting a talk about The Man Who Made the Jailhouse Rock.
Judging the Halloween costume contest at AADA in 2014, with Perry Hart, Theresa Hayes and Jaime Nichols.
Studio shot at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Spring 2014.
With students at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Spring 2013, in a staged studio shot.
Summer 2014 Musical Theatre Intensive at AADA. From left to right: Perry Hart, Justine Koltun, Jessica Willmore, Sydney Traina, Mark Knowles, Jasmine Trimble, Miguel Del Moral, Raquel Nieto, Ekaterina Kapustina, Julia Vilchis Villavicencio, Karem Garcia, Sarah Brausch, and Cecily Reverman.
Members of Section 6 in the Movement and Dance for the Actor II at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts doing a mask-work exercise in February 2014.
Mark with the students of Section 6 at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts after their last class of the semester in the Fall of 2013.
Theresa Hayes, Mark Knowles, Jamie Nichols, and Perry Hart judging the Halloween costume contest at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts on October 31, 2013.
Members of Section 5 from Mark’s Movement and Dance for the Actor class at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts after performing their Charleston final in the Fall of 2013.
Mark’s Period Dance class at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in the Fall of 2013. Members of Section A are performing the Pavane.
Mark’s Period Dance class at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Fall 2013. Members of Section E posing after the Pavane.
Receiving the Signum Fidei Award from the student senate “for outstanding service to the students of La Salle High School” in May of 2013.
Tap Roots talk at the Colburn School for their Tapfest in April, 2012.
At the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in the Spring of 2012. Members of Section 12 in their self-created waltz outfits.
Judging the Halloween costume contest with Theresa Hayes and Jamie Nichols at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2012.
After the Charleston performance in the Fall of 2011 with the members of Section 12 at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
With Diane Cambio and Jamie Nichols at the Halloween costume contest at The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2011.
Students at Occidental College performing a ’50’s number in Mark’s Jazz class in 2010.
Teaching a Master class at Chattanooga State in their Professional Actors Training Program in Spring of 2009.
Students waltzing in the Movement for the Actor: Social Dances class taught by Mark at Occidental College in 2008
Students and Mark mugging in the Movement for the Actor: Social dances class taught by Mark at Occidental College in 2008
Backstage with two students at La Salle High School during the Winter Dance Concert @ 2006.
Tap dancers at a rehearsal at Ballet Petit Studio, in a number Mark choreographed about hula-hooping aliens in 2006. The dancers were in Mark’s advanced performance tap class. From left to right: Laurel Danielle Cipolla, Liliana W. ( in rear) Ashton Avila, Amanda Borland, and Claire Cutler (on floor).
“Alien” tap number in performance at the Alex Theatre in Glendale in 2006. The dancers were from Mark’s tap class at Ballet Petit.
Speaking at the Tap Roots book signing in March 2003.
Signing copies of Tap Roots: The Early History of Tap Dancing on March 23, 2003.
With Alex Romero at La Salle High School in October 1999. Mr. Romero taught Mark’s dance students some of the original moves that he had created for Elvis Presley when he taught a master class there.
During a break when adjudicating the Surrey Dance Festival in April 1997 in Surrey, B.C.
Some of Mark’s Dance I students at La Salle High School rehearsing for a sacred dance prepared for the Mass in the mid ’90’s.