Marcus John is a Mid-Atlantic based actor. He recently joined the 20th Anniversary Tour of Rent as Benny. Prior to joining Rent, Marcus spent two years on the road with Mamma Mia! He received his BFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, where he now returns to teach acting and dance in the summer Pre-College program. Upon graduating from UArts he performed in D.C., Philadelphia, and the 2015 New York Musical Theatre Festival.
Marcus strives to be an all-around artist and collaborator, constantly creating as a spoken word poet and choreographer. He hopes to use his craft as a love tool that bridges the gap between communities and audiences across the globe.