Luke Muscat is thrilled to be on faculty at The School at The Mark Morris Dance Center and share his passion for dance education in the Children and Teens Program. Luke attended the Quinte Ballet School of Canada (QBSC) on scholarship where he performed lead roles in The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Coppelia. After graduating from QBSC with excellence, Luke moved to New York City to attend The Ailey School on a full scholarship where he trained daily in Ballet, Horton, and Graham techniques under the tutelage of Robert Atwood, Peter Brandonhoff, Ana M. Forsyth, and Elizabeth Goheen among many other. His performance highlights include performing with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in Alvin Ailey's "Memoria" at New York City Center Theater as well as being a featured dancer in Matthew Rushing's "In The Void" at the Park Avenue Armory. Luke is a four-time Individual Project Dance Grant Award recipient from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts. He is also the recipient of The Glorya Kaufman Dance Foundation Scholarship, The Daria L. Foster Scholarship, The Simin & Herb Allison Scholarship, The Elizabeth Gordon Scholarship, The Linda Lindenbaum Scholarship, and The Ricki Lander Scholarship. He has been featured in The Times of Malta, The Edmonton Jewish News, Dance Informa, and NY Metro Parents. Luke is the co-creator and teacher of the young boys program at The School at Steps on Broadway, and is a Teaching Artist in New York City public, private and special needs schools with Ailey Arts In Education. Luke is a teaching artist with the New York City Ballet Education Department in their specialized in school program Ballet Tales. In addition, Luke is the dance educator for The Hewitt Lower School, one of New York City’s top Upper East Side private schools. Through his in depth practical knowledge of child development and learning milestones, Luke creates an encouraging and positive atmosphere for his students to achieve their best potential.