Darian Mark
UBCP/ACTRA

Originally from Toronto, Canada, Darian Mark (HE/HIM) is a dancer, aerialist, choreographer, teacher and adjudicator based out of Vancouver, Canada. Having trained extensively in a variety of dance styles, as well as in the circus arts, Darian’s work has taken him across the world, on stages, on screens and on multiple media platforms.

On screen, Darian is best known for his work in Disney’s Zombies 2 as Brad and Temple Street’s The Next Step, as Ben, where he played the first queer couple on the program. He is grateful to have worked with the incomparable Kenny Ortega, Mandy Moore, Todd Holland, Michael Lembeck, Heather Laura Gray, Jennifer Weber, Jeff Mortensen, Jillian Meyers along this journey. As a live performer, Darian has had the opportunity to travel across the world from Kuwait, to China, to across North America and at sea, working with Cirque Eloize, Royal Caribbean, Moment Factory, Corporeal Imago and Legend River Entertainment. This brought him in collaboration with Daniel Ezralow, Genevieve Dorian Coupal, Susan Gaudreau, Caroline Torti, Edesia Moreno Barata, Emma Portner, Gabrielle Martin & Jeremiah Hughes.

Darian is also a proud Stage Associate Member with CDTA (Canadian Dance Teachers Association) and has completed all of the Acrobatic Arts modules. In addition, he holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson University), is a Reiki Level II Practitioner, and a 200HR RYT. With vast performing experience and a wonderful sense of curiosity and exploration, Darian is excited to continue sharing on projects that allow him to showcase his full mind, body and spirit.

Performance credits include: THROE (Corporeal Imago), Stars of Drag (PRP), GCC Opening Ceremony 2022 (Cirque Eloize), Monster High 1&2(Nickelodeon), The J Team (Nickelodeon), Honor Society (Paramount+), Riverdale (Netflix), Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (NBC), Zombies 2 (Disney), Julie and The Phantoms (Netflix), Ginny & Georgia (Netflix), PEARL (North American and China Tour), Starwater (Royal Caribbean), The Next Step (Temple Street Prod), The Strain (FX), The Expanse (Expanding Universe Prod), CARNE (Cora Kozaris), EXYST & Love Project (Christina Digiuseppe), Limitless (Scott Fordham), Wireless Connections (POV Dance Project/ Amy Adams & Kylie Thompson), Survival (EmiMotion), DABDA (Project DABDA/ Alvin Collantes & Hayley Paone), Fill Up and Get Out (Emma Portner & Jade Whitney), Ascension (Rutherford Movement Exchange/ Stephanie Rutherford), Checkmate (Bridge to Artists/Vlad Novitski & Linda Garneau) TV Land (OTFDance, Mitchell Jackson & Derek Piquette).