Mark Bleakley is an artist and dancer based in Glasgow and Edinburgh. Formally trained as a visual artist, he works across performance, film and text. Mark's background with dance is in B-Boying. He has been performing and competing as a B-boy (Breakdancer) for the past 10 years across the U.K. and Europe, and he is part of the crew Heavy Smokers who are based in Scotland.
Being a practising visual artist and dancer he has been taught by a huge range of practitioners including: Alien Ness, Poe1, Dyzee, Jonathan burrows, Grzegorz Kowlaski and Artur Zmjiewski. Recent projects have seen Mark perform and exhibit across the U.K. including Sadlers’ Wells, Tate Britain (RadioCity), Baltic 39, DanceBase and Eden Court.