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


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, and Paper Mill Playhouse.

As a choreographer, Brian is the associate choreographer of Broadway’s newest holiday musical, Elf. His choreography has also been seen in Anything Goes at the Renaissance Center and Hello, Dolly! at Mac-Haydn Theatre. He has also choreographed for the Momentum Dance Company at Vanderbilt University and for The School of Nashville Ballet.

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.