Bruce Marks received his training at the New York High School of Performing Arts, Brandeis University, and The Juilliard School. He joined American Ballet Theatre in 1961 and soon became one of the company’s most respected and versatile male dancers. Marks appeared as guest artist with the Royal Swedish Ballet, London Festival Ballet, and the Royal Danish Ballet. He has served as artistic director of Ballet West and Boston Ballet. He is also chairman of the International Jury of the USA International Ballet Competition.