Marcel Mejia is originally from Miami, Florida and graduated from the New World School of the Arts before
attending George Mason University’s School of Dance under the direction of Susan Shields. He has performed
works from world-renowned choreographers such as Lar Lubovitch, Nacho Duato, Andonis Foniadakis, Ivan
Perez and Alejandro Cerrudo. Marcel also attended summer dance programs such as Springboard Danse
Montreal in Canada, where he performed works by Johannes Wieland and Rachel Erdos, as well as at the
San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, dancing original works by Tom Weinberger, Alex Ketley, and excerpts
of Ohad Naharin’s repertory. Marcel has served on the faculty of the Thomas Armour Youth Ballet and as a
volunteer dance instructor at the Lotus House Shelter in Miami, Florida. He joined BJM in 2019.