Marie McFarlane has danced at Marr Mac since the age of 2. She is ISTD trained in Classical Ballet and Tap and obtained her Advanced Exam 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. Marie has since settled into her own style of both and realized her love for teaching and choreography.
Marie completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and worked as a Registered Nurse in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the Stollery Children’s Hospital for 4 years, before switching over full-time to a career with Marr-Mac.
When founding director Deane Marr retired in June 2015, Marie became partner and co-director of the school with her mother,