DEMARCUS AKEEM began his professional training under the tutelage of Marcus Sherman with Vision Theatre Charlotte. He continued his studies at Zion Worship Center for the Arts (Charlotte, NC), Dance Central, Masterworks Festival and the USA International Ballet Competition/School. In 2011, he received his B.F.A. in dance from Belhaven University (Jackson, MS) where he was a full-tuition scholarship recipient. While at Belhaven, DeMarcus was selected for the 2009 Bezalel Award for Outstanding Artistic Achievement and was also a member of TALK Dance Company with whom he toured internationally. Mr. Akeem joined the company in 2011.