Over the years, Mark has received 18 Helen Hayes Award nominations for his Direction and or Choreography. He is extremely proud of the work he and his team of artists have created over the years. Productions of Something Rotten, The SpongeBob Musical, Monty Python’s Spamalot, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Crazy for You, West Side Story, Mamma Mia, Young Frankenstein, Grease, Kinky Boots, Elf and many, many more have entertained thousands all over the world and he is so proud to have cultivated such a rich, full life in the theatrical industry. Prior to joining the Toby’s team full-time, Mark spent 15 years as Producer/Casting Director for Phoenix Entertainment. With Phoenix, he choreographed the National Tours of The Pajama Game and Camelot and worked all over the globe, mounting productions of Grease, Fame, The Addams Family, The Color Purple and Rock of Ages in Seoul, San Juan, Istanbul, Bermuda, Macau, Singapore, Shanghai, and Beijing to name just a few. As a performer, Mark has performed in casinos, on national tours, is a member of the Screen Actors Guild and considers it an honor to now work side by side with Toby Orenstein!