Brandon Marcus, MLA

Brandon Marcus, MLA

Brandon Marcus (he/him/his) is the Owner/Director of The Studio, an award-winning educational performing arts studio located in Daphne, Alabama. As a Musical Theatre voice teacher and audition coach for over a decade, Brandon has seen success in his students who have starred in Broadway tours and Off-Broadway productions, collaborated with Disney and Marvel Studios, and won top awards at state, regional, and national competitions. Brandon is an active member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing, the Musical Theatre Educators’ Alliance, the Music Teachers National Association, The Voice Foundation, and the Voice and Speech Trainers Association. For more information, visit

Creating a Safe Space for Students: Cultivating Authenticity in Your Studio

The phrase “safe space” is not a new concept when it comes to the world of education, but what does it really mean to have a safe space for students? Creating an inclusive and empowering space for students requires intention, effort, and ongoing commitment to growth, but when we do, we can provide a haven where students can freely express themselves and focus on creating art.

Squashing the Inner Saboteur: Reframing Intrusive Thoughts As An Arts Educator

Having thoughts of doubt when it comes to our work is a common occurrence in the Arts. Studio owner and voice teacher Brandon Marcus talks about how these thoughts can effect both teachers and students, as well as some of the ways he has learned to cope and overcome self doubt.