Since early childhood, Marcellas Hill has been captivated by fashion and entertainment. As he grew up watching one of the greatest performers of all time, Michael Jackson, he became immersed into the creative process of the production and choreography behind the entertainer.
By age nine, Hill had already began professionally acting and doing print modeling for Linda Townsend Management. Roles that would lead to PSAs, commercials and even a lucrative roll on an episode of HBO's hit show The Wire. However, he has always been more intrigued with the process of production. By High School, Hill had shifted his primary focus from acting to production and by the age of fifteen produced his first show, from model training, music production, lighting, and choreography. Beginning his journey in production and choreography.
Hill, went on to study production at Marymount University receiving an Arts degree in Fashion Merchandising with a focus in production. During his tenure, Hill was consistently involved in producing the School's two biggest productions, Voyage to Utopia (A Charity Event) and Portfolio in Motion (The Inaugural Senior Showcase) which honored distinguished designers like, Oscar De La Renta, Tadashi Shoji, Christian Siriano, and Eileen Fisher. By the end of his senior year, he had a total of thirteen productions, which, he singled handily produced or had a major role in.
After several years of feeling boxed in, Hill decided to push his career forward as a creative director tying together his abilities as a director, editor, stylist, choreographer, and producer. Subsequently came, Marcellas Hill Productions LLC. Marcellas Hill Productions (MHP) gives Hill the free range to express himself creatively while balancing his life as a supermodel.
Currently, at 25, Hill has over half a million YouTube views, has gone on to produced three successful productions under the MHP brand with a total of sixteen successful productions since he first began. MHP produced a visual for BET Networks and assisted with directing their debut inaugural show BET ON FASHION during New York Fashion Week.
Hill is currently gearing up for company auditions as he begins work on his 17th production through his MHP brand. His long term goal includes working with the likes of Beyonce, Rihanna, Kanye and other influential people and upcoming artists. Check out more on Marcellas Hill, visit his website. Also, you can keep up to date with news via social media on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
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