Markus B Almqvist
Born 1991 in Sweden. Markus has been freelancing professionally in dance & music since 2010, mainly educated through own practice and work experience. He is a member and co-founder of Soul Sweat and Funky 4 Brothers. Both compilations have performed and produced several productions in Sweden and abroad and have collaborated with institutions such as Riksteatern, Dansens Hus Stockholm and Tällberg Foundation. 2012-2013, Markus was a student at SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance) Markus has worked with choreographers and directors such as Shumpei Nemoto, Fredrik Rydman, Alexander Mørk-Eidem, Martin Hasselgren, Reija Wäre and Live Art Collective MELO. During 2013-2014, he was a resident dancer at Stockholms Stadsteater (the city theater of Stockholm).
Markus have many years of experience with competing and judging in Streetdance, and has won numerous battles in Europe, for example Juste Debout (known as the World Championship in Streetdance) in France 2012. He has been teaching in Stockholm at schools such as DOCH (the University of Dance and Circus), The Royal Swedish Ballet School and Balettakademien Stockholm.