Mark Mindek, a graduate of the Hartford Conservatory, is a dancer and choreographer in New York City. Mark works in many styles of dance including jazz, modern and Historical dance and has toured both nationally and internationally. He performed in Alice Farley’s Bessie Award winning production of “Black Water” at La Mama etc, and created the role of “Tower” in EROTEC at the New York Public Theater. With Coralie Romanyshyn, he co-directs Friends in High Places, a touring company that performs ballroom dance and classical ballet in a very unusual way – on stilts. Mark performs in the Metropolitan Opera's production of “The Magic Flute,” directed by Julie Tamor.and can be seen in the movie “Enchanted” for Disney Pictures and in HBO's "Boardwalk Empire".