Mari Tomey trained at Academia de Artes Franceshi in Ballet. She moved to Texas and continued her dance training through Act One Dance Studio and with former Prima Ballerina for the Moscow Ballet in the Russian Vaganova method.
Mari went on to dance at Texas A&M University (TAMU) and continued her training in Ballet with former New York City Ballet dancer, Kathleen Byrne, and Modern dance with Christine Bergerone and Carisa Armstrong. Mari has performed at prestigious events such as THAPHERD, ACDFA and Perpetual Motions. She holds numerous Platinum and Top Overall awards from countless competitions. She has traveled nationally teaching both Classical and Latin styles while helping to optimize many dance studios’ operations.
Mari continued her education at Baruch College where she graduated with an Operations Management degree to help her understand the needs and solutions for dance studios through a business perspective. She finished this degree while working on operation teams for Corporate America. This gave given her an invaluable amount of knowledge and experience. She has helped optimize Shooting Stars NYC. Her background and experiences combined in Dance and Operations is a pillar of strength to our family.