EUGENE BALLET COMPANY 2015/2016 SEASON
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Mark Tucker

Principal Dancer

Mark grew up in Hawaii and began his early training with Maria Jose Beltran, Paul Maley, Pamela Taylor-Tongg and Daniel Nelson. He continued his training at the North Carolina School of the Arts where he graduated high school and began his BFA in Classical Ballet with a minor in Modern Dance. Mark started his professional career at 19 as a freelance artist and joined EBC at 20, where he has been for the last seven seasons. Mark has performed in many well-known classics, George Balanchine’s Rubies, and contemporary works such as Stanton Welch’s Bruiser, Heather Maloy’s Stranger, and Salvatore Aiello’s Journey. He was also featured as the Head Wrangler in Agnes De Mille’s Rodeo. Mark began dancing principal roles with EBC in 2012 as the lead male in Toni Pimble’s Rite of Spring and Cavalier in The Nutcracker the following year. Mark has been featured as the lead male in Gerald Arpino’s Light Rain and premiered the role of Baloo the Bear in Pimble’s Mowgli–The Jungle Book Ballet. He has most recently starred alongside his wife, EBC Principal Dancer Danielle Tolmie, in Pimble’s Carmen.

UPCOMING
Shows

THE SLEEPING BEAUTY

OCTOBER 24–25, 2015

THE NUTCRACKER

DECEMBER 18–20, 2015

CARMINA BURANA

FEBRUARY 13–14, 2016

THE GREAT GATSBY

APRIL 9–10, 2016

BODYVOX

MAY 14, 2016
2015/2016 SEASON SUPPORT