Marc Strauss is Professor Emeritus in Theatre and Dance from Southeast Missouri State University (1995 – 2014), having taught all levels of studio ballet, jazz, and ballroom as well as theory classes in dance history and appreciation, dance in world cultures, the creative process, the aesthetics of movement, and the history of the musical. He has studied, performed, taught, and choreographed in a variety of dance styles at the regional, national and international levels since the early 1980s. Specialized interests include dance criticism, dance on film, aesthetics, George Balanchine, Astaire and Rogers, and Alfred Hitchcock. He is the lead author (with Myron Howard Nadel) on the college and university texts Looking at Contemporary Dance: A Guide for the Internet Age (2012; Princeton Book Company) and co-editor and co-author of the third edition of The Dance Experience: Insights into History, Culture and Creativity (2014; Princeton Book Company), also with Mr. Nadel. He is the sole author of The Dance Criticism of Arlene Croce: Articulating a Vision of Artistry, 1973 – 1987 (2005; McFarland & Company), Alfred Hitchcock’s Silent Films (2004; McFarland & Company), Hitchcock Nonetheless: The Master’s Touch in his Least Celebrated Films (2006; McFarland & Company) and, most recently, Hitchcock’s Objects as Subjects: The Significance of Things on Screen (2016; McFarland & Company).