Marie is ISTD trained in Classical Ballet and Tap and obtained her Advanced standings in both. She is also trained in Jazz, Lyrical, Highland, Modern and Musical Theatre, performing in numerous exams, competitions, and shows such as Cinderella and The Nutcracker.
Marie has travelled with Marr- Mac teachers and students to Russia, New York and Vancouver for various workshops, and spent two of her summers as a teenager training at the National Ballet School and The Royal Winnipeg Ballet.
She began her teaching career with Tap in 2008 at Marr- Mac and in the years following switched to Jazz and Lyrical/Contemporary. She has since settled into her own style of both and realized her love for teaching and choreography.
Marie is also a Registered Nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Stollery Children’s Hospital, and enjoys balancing her love for nursing and dancing in her day-to-day life.