Meet Our Faculty
Founder & Director
Stephen "Stevo" McMaryion
When Stephen “Stevo” McMaryion realized his passion for dance, he joined the West Texas A& M University program studying ballet and modern. He has since trained in many different styles allowing him to take his abilities to the next level. Stevo has trained with some of the best instructors and choreographers in the industry. He has had the opportunity to assist many of them at conventions such as Tremaine, Adrenaline, Pulse, and others. Stevo has worked on musicals with Disney, and was a background dancer for Carrie Underwood. He spent time in L.A. training at the Edge, Millennium, and Debbie Reynolds studios. He has also danced with the Dallas Cowboys Rhythm & Blue, a two-part entity featuring hip hop and break dancers, as well as a drum line.
Adult Ballet - Variations
Mai is a native of Japan and grew up with a heart for dancing. She began her formal ballet training at Geiger Ballet in West Bloomfield, MI, and was a member of the Michigan Classical Ballet Company until she graduated high school. She also attended several summer intensives with companies such as Houston Ballet, Boston Ballet, and Milwaukee Ballet. Mai accepted a Talent Award Scholarship to Butler University and graduated with a B.F.A. in Dance Performance and a minor in Business Administration. Her most memorable role at Butler University was the Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker. After graduating, Mai danced professionally with Montgomery Ballet, Alabama Ballet, and Ballet San Antonio. Some of Mai’s professional performances include Blue Girl in Sir Fredric Ashton’s Les Patineurs, Marzipan and Snowflakes in George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker, Gerald Arpino’s Confetti, Four Little Swans in Ben Stevenson’s Swan Lake, and Canary Fairy and Princess Florine from Sleeping Beauty. After taking a short break from dancing, Mai joined 6 o’Clock Dance Theatre as a Company Dancer in the fall of 2018. In February 2021, she was asked to be the Rehearsal Director to oversee rehearsal and assist Zach Ingram, the Artistic Director, with artistic decisions. Her most memorable piece with 6 o’Clock Dance Theatre is the duet with Zack Ingram, which was her first piece back on stage in two years.