Originally, from Syracuse, New York Mary Ann received her training from The Center of Ballet and Dance Arts. Under the direction of Deborah Boughton, she studied ballet, pointe, partnering, jazz, and modern for four years. She went on to train professionally at Boston Ballet, Washington Ballet, and attended North CarolinaSchool of the Arts. She received her BFA from the prestigious Joffrey Ballet School/ NewSchool University in December 2001. After graduation, Mary Ann continued to train in ballet at Steps on Broadway under her mentor David Howard. Mary Ann was a soloist with the Syracuse City Ballet, as well as, the Mid-Atlantic Ballet. She has performed various roles in the Nutcracker, Sleeping Beauty, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and La Bayadere and has performed at the Joyce Theatre Soho and Tribeca Performing Arts Center. She was also a hip-hop dancer on MTV’s Direct Effect Show for the year of 2000 and featured in a MTV/PEPSI commercial. Mary Ann choreographed and performed in the Comedy Gone Wild Show at New York’s famed Supper Club in June 2002. She was a dancer with Princess Cruiselines, onboard the Sea Princess, from 2007-2008 and worked for Crystal Cruises from 2008 to 2009. Mary Ann performed with Atomic Entertainment at the Turning Stone Casino and Resort from 2010 to 2011. Currently, Mary Ann resides in Las Vegas where she has performed as a dancer/magician assistant for Stefan Vanel in “The Magic of Paris” at the Paris Hotel, Spirit Productions “Dancing Queen” and “Broadway Celebration” at NYNY Hotel and Casino and the annual “Believe in the Magic” Christmas Show.