Marquis Studios is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing arts-in‐education services to 170 New York City public schools annually. We strive to develop a strong partnership between artists and teachers by providing arts programs to supplement traditional classroom teaching techniques. Each residency or workshop focuses on a specific visual or performing arts discipline selected by school staff and administration.
Marquis Studios employs 90 professional teaching artists whom specialize in a variety of disciplines. If you are interested in becoming a Teaching Artist visit our careers page.
Nathaniel is a musician, composer and sound designer living in Brooklyn, NY. He teaches music, animation, and visual arts, and loves working with special needs students. He graduated from NYU, where he studied Jazz Performance and played the vibraphone. He also plays piano and percussion, and collaborates with animators, filmmakers, poets and artists. He loves combining sound and visual arts.
Sharron Lynn is a native of Miami, FL where she trained in all forms of dance. She attended Florida State University and finished with two Bachelor’s degrees, one in Applied Economics and the other in Interdisciplinary Social Science. Upon graduation, Sharron became a member of Spectrum Dance Theater under artistic director and Tony nominated choreographer, Donald Byrd. Her diverse background and training has also afforded her opportunities such as being a principal dancer in Scary Movie 5, touring the US and Canada as a dancer/singer in Disney’s The Lion King, and working with recording artists such as Usher and Santigold. She played the role of Cinderella at Lincoln Center in the Little Orchestra Society’s production of Cinderella and is also a featured dancer in the HBO series Vinyl as well as the Netflix Original Series The Get Down. She has over 12 years of experience teaching various workshops and master classes across the US.