Mark Tanenbaum is a life-long Erieite. He has been active in the Erie arts scene since becoming a member of the dance company of the Erie Civic Ballet Company under the direction of its founder, Stacia Sublette. He danced in the Chautauqua Dance Company as well as the Mercyhurst Dance Department.
He started doing theater in the mid 1970’s and has performed on all of the stages in the Erie market. He is a founding member of the Comedy Troupe In all Seriousness and has performed over a thousand professional productions.
He was the owner and auctioneer of Ace Auctioneers and Liquidators for twenty five years and conducted auctions, mostly of food processing equipment, in six states. He holds degrees in English Literature and History and is certified to teach high school classes in three subjects. He is a frequent substitute teacher in the Fairview School District.
Mark is the president and founder of PACA- the Performing Artists Collective Alliance, a contemporary theater and performing arts center in downtown Erie. A Calendar of PACA events can be found at WWW.PACA1505.com.