Marcus Tucker

Hip Hop and Choreography

Marcus “Epic” Tucker is well rounded in every style of hip hop and funkstyle dance and has much experience on the theatre stage as a director, choreographer and performer. He is also a very inspirational teacher and workshop leader The summer of 2001, Marcus was introduced to Clyde Evans Jr. Owner of Philadelphia based Chosen Dance Company. Marcus began his hip hop theatre career here when he did his first theatre show in December 2002, in the “Philly Nut Crack up”. In 2003 Clyde Evans was asked to chose three of the best dancer in Philadelphia to do a hip hop theatre tour in England with Kompany Malikhiʼs “Hip- Hop story “.Marcus was one of the three chosen. There Marcus met Judi McCarthy from Independance. Interested in his ability to teach and leadership qualities, Judi gave Marcus the opportunity to be in the driver seat. He directed and performed in his very own theatre show called “Heroes”. Heroes toured the UK from March 2004 to August 2004 and May 2005 to August 2005. Following His tours, marcus then became a menber of a company called Funkstylerz UK. It was with Funkstylerz that Marcus was given the opportunities to perform with numerous artists such as singer Pixie Lott, one of UKʼs biggest international pop sensation. Marcus then returned to America to create a dance company called, “Face da Phlave Entertainment”, alongside partners Andrew Ramsey and Kennith Thomas. As word spread of His rapid success, Marcus was then invited to choreograph and perform for the world leading Hip-hop Theatre Company, “Rennie Harris Pure movement”. . Marcus recently traveled to Malaysia with partner Norman “Shay” Williams, dancer and choreographer for “Madonna”. Through Norman, Marcus has recently become a regular performer and artist for Madonnaʼs private parties and events. Marcus has been chosen to be the Hip-Hop choreographer for several dance shows such as “So you think you can dance Malaysia” season 2 and as a judge for 5 seasons in a row on “Astroʼs Battleground”, Malaysiaʼs fist Hip Hop television show. He plays a pivotal role in transforming the attitude towards hip hop and creating a phenomenal response to the show through each season. Marcus most recently collaborated and choreographed with Malaysian pop star “MiZZ Nina”.Through her projects, marcus was able to collaborate and choreograph for American “Colby Oʼ Donnis, Flo Rida, Taboo of Black Eye Peas and Korean K Pop superstar JAY PARK. Marcus also choreographed and danced with Melissa Indot, Dennis Lau Chris Willis, Yalonda Be Cool and Havana Brown. Marcus has dedicated his career to preserve and protect the foundation of the hip-hop community through performance and education. His mission is to eliminate the misunderstanding of a brilliant subculture and return a new understanding to the culture on a larger scale.