Mary Marino

Phone: (603) 862-4354
Office: Theatre & Dance, Paul Creative Arts Center, Durham, NH 03824
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Mary Beth Marino began her training at the NH School of Ballet. In 1999, she received her B.A. in Theatre with a dance emphasis and business minor from the University of New Hampshire. Mary Beth has made dance education her primary focus by teaching, choreographing and adjudicating on the regional and national level for over 20 years. Her teaching credits include Plymouth State College, Dean College, Dance Masters of America and the Dance Teachers Club of Boston and Maine. In 2017, Mary Beth set concert work for the Panda Project in Chengdu China with the Confucius Institute. Most recent musical theater choreography credits include Mary Poppins and The Little Mermaid for the Prescott Park Arts Festival.


  • B.A., Drama&Dance Teacher Education, University of New Hampshire

Research Interests

  • Choreography
  • Jazz dance
  • Musical theatre dance
  • Tap

Courses Taught

  • THDA 463: Theatre Dance I
  • THDA 563: Theatre Dance II
  • THDA 663: Theatre Dance III
  • THDA 796: Independent Study

Selected Artistic Activities

Adjudicator for Dancexplosion National Talent Tour (2019).

Co Choreographer for the UNH Department of Theatre and Dance Dance Concert; Fairies (2019).

Adjudicator for Step Up to Dance National Dance Competition (2019).

Adjudicator for Connecticut Dance Invitational (2019).

Choreographer for the Department of Theatre and Dance Fall Musical; If/Then (2018).

Choreographer; Seussical the Musical for The Prescott Park Arts Festival (2018).

The Wizard of Oz (2018).

A Christmas Carol (2017).

Shrek the Musical (2017).

Mary Poppins (2017).