Marc Macaranas graduated cum laude from the University of California, Irvine. Since 2006, he has performed in Chicago, across the US and abroad with Lucky Plush Productions, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, DanceWorks Chicago, RubberBanDance Group, and Luna Negra Dance Theater. Marc was named “One of 5 Chicago Dancers to Observe in 2015” by dance blog Art Intercepts. He presents his independent choreography as DisasterDanceGang and is a resident choreographer at Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre. His work has been presented at Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival, Links Hall, Dance Chance Redux, Dance Chicago, and the Museu Nacional d’Art de Catalunya in Barcelona, Spain. Presently, Marc is an MFA candidate in Dance at the University of Iowa.