Marc Cipullo, Septime Webre – The New York Times

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Richard Marc Cipullo and Joseph Septime Webre were married June 24 in Washington. Jack Evans, a member of the City Council in Washington, officiated at Halcyon House, a center for emerging social entrepreneurs and artists.

Mr. Cipullo, 48, is known as Marc. He was until January a director of special projects at South Florida Federal Partners, a private investment firm in Washington. He graduated from Rollins College and studied film at American University in Paris.

Mr. Cipullo is a son of Barbara Lindell Cipullo of Greensburg, Pa., and Richard M. Cipullo of Gainesville, Fla. His mother retired as a second-grade teacher at Pitcairn Elementary School, which was in Pitcairn, Pa. His father retired as a partner, working in Gainesville, in Gator Investments, a real estate developer.

Mr. Webre, 55, is known as Septime. He is a ballet director and choreographer, and was until last year artistic director of the Washington Ballet. In July, he is to become artistic director of the Hong Kong Ballet. He is also artistic director of Halcyon. He graduated from the University of Texas.

He is a son of the late Juanita Chisholm Webre and the late Alfred L. Webre Jr., who lived in Brownsville, Tex. His mother retired as a paralegal and advocate for indigents at Texas Rural Legal Aid, in Brownsville. His father retired as a sugar technologist and chemical engineer, designing and managing sugar mills in the Bahamas, Cuba, Haiti, the Ivory Coast and Sudan for F. C. Schaeffer, a former sugar factory developer that was based in Baton Rouge, La.

The couple met in 2011, when the two men spotted each other on a hot day and began talking. Mr. Cipullo had been on his way to the grocery store that is right behind Mr. Webre’s apartment.

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