Mariah Edmunds

  • Mariah started dancing at the age of 5 in a small basement studio doing both tap and ballet.
  • At the age of 9 she decided to focus strictly on ballet and moved studios to Academy of Ballet Arts (ABA), where she continued her training in ballet, pointe, jazz, character and Pilates.
  • She stayed with ABA until she graduated from high school. While training with ABA, Mariah was able to perform with Mountain West Ballet in many productions including- the Nutcracker, Coppelia, Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Stars and Stripes and many other productions.
  • Some of her favorite roles included- Dew Drop fairy, Lilac Fairy, big Swan, and most recently, Party Parent. Mariah also received training from Ballet West Conservatory (now Ballet West Academy) during their summer intensives.
  • After high school, she continued her ballet education at the University of Utah, receiving her BFA in ballet with an emphasis in teaching.
  • She has  received her certification with Progressive Ballet Technique.
  • She is also an award winning choreographer for her original piece “Stars and Stripes.”
  • Mariah has been teaching for almost 20 years at varying studios through out the valley and loves to teach all ages- from preschool to preprofessional.
  • She finds great joy at the chance to share her love of ballet with the next generation.