Miss Mary is a graduate of McCluer High School and has her BFA in Dance Performance from Missouri State University. She started dancing at LA Dance when she was 8 years old, and started assistant teaching at 13 and teaching her own classes at 16. In addition to the tap, ballet, jazz and modern that she teaches at LA Dance, she also choreographs musicals for the Ferguson Florissant School District which includes Urinetown, Rent, Dreamgirls, The Wiz, Cinderella and Chicago. She also loves to perform, among a few of her favorite roles were in Chicago, West Side Story, The Producers, Hairspray and Once on this Island.