Mark Goldweber


Mark Goldweber joined the Joffrey Ballet in 1975 as a member of Joffrey II, and he was invited to join the main Joffrey Ballet in 1977. His first role was the “Boy in Blue” in the Joffrey recreation of Sir Frederick Ashton’s Les Patineurs, which he later reprised for public television’s Dance In America series.  Throughout his career, Goldweber has had the honor of working personally with such great choreographers and Ballet Masters as Robert Joffrey, Antony Tudor, Agnes DeMille, Celia Franca, Twyla Tharp, Paul Taylor, Yuriko, Georgette Tsinguirides, Michael Somes, Alexander Grant, Brian Shaw and Wendy Ellis.  He was the founding Ballet Master for Oregon Ballet Theatre and was Ballet Master and Director of Apprentices for The Joffrey Ballet from 1996-2007 before accepting the positions of Ballet Master and Director of Ballet West II.  Goldweber has taught in the Joffrey Ballet School summer program in New York City for several years and he played himself in Robert Altman’s “The Company.”