My Mother
Judith Ann
Boston, MA


My Sister
Nicole
San Diego, CA

 

           
   

Family / Heritage

"I was born with the rhythm of Middle Eastern dance and music within me. I've been dancing since I was in my mothers womb and it continues to be a necessity in my life. In the early 70's my mother, Judith Ann Marcus began adding Belly Dance to her array of dance knowledge. At that time she was in college as a dance major. She studied oriental dance and quickly became an accomplished dancer and still is today. My father, Hal Marcus, is an accomplished artist and Middle Eastern drummer. My parents instilled in me, and all their children, a passion for the arts. My sister, Nicole Adelaide, is choreographer and plans to obtain a degree in ethnic and classical dance and psychology. My brother, Marco, is an amazing jewelry maker and traveler. I am an artist and professional dancer. I have been dancing professionally long enough to experience its ups and down and realize it is not something I just do, it is who I am. Dance is not a hobby for me. It is me."

 

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My mother in silver 70's

 
   

 


From Left: Mother, Me, Sister


From Left: Sister-in-Law, Niece, Me

 

   
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