Dance and Arts Management
Faculty & Staff
Brian J. Marcum
Jazz, Tap, Theatre Dance

Email: bjmarcum@okcu.edu
Brian J. Marcum is a dancer, choreographer and teacher. As a dancer, Brian has performed in six Broadway shows, The Gershwins’ Fascinating Rhythm, Saturday Night Fever, the TONY award winning revival of 42nd Street, The Boy from Oz (Gypsy Robe Recipient), The Drowsy Chaperone and Monty Python’s Spamalot. He has toured nationally with State Fair and Annie Get Your Gun and internationally with The Who’s Tommy. He has performed in regional theatres all across the country: Arizona Theatre Company, Music Theatre of Wichita, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma and Paper Mill Playhouse and theme parks worldwide: Walt Disneyworld, Libertyland USA, Fiesta Texas and Tokyo Disneyland. As a choreographer, Brian is the associate choreographer of the Broadway show, Elf- The Musical. He was also the choreographer of Disney’s The Little Mermaid at both Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma and the North Carolina Theatre. Brian directed and choreographed A Chorus Line and Pirates of Penzance at Summer Repertory Theatre in Santa Rosa, CA. Brian was also the choreographer of Shrek at SRT. At the Alpine Theatre Project in Whitefish, MT, he has directed and choreographed A Grand Night for Singing, She Loves Me, Little Shop of Horrors (chor) and 5,6,7,8: Broadway’s Style and Rhythm. As a teacher, Brian has been on the dance faculty at Vanderbilt University, Belmont University and the School of Nashville Ballet where he taught jazz, tap and theatre dance. He has taught all across the country for Dance Olympus, Southern Association of Dance Masters and the Chicago National Association of Dance Masters. In NYC, Brian has taught Musical Theatre Jazz at Ballet Arts and Broadway Dance Center. Brian, originally from Lexington, TN, has a Bachelor of Performing Arts degree in Dance Performance from Oklahoma City University (Distinguished Alumni Award), is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association (AEA) and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC).