Playhouse Studio has been providing dance instruction for over 58 years

Marissa Castillo

Marissa Castillo is a 2009 graduate from Ball State University earning a Bachelor of Arts degree in Dance Performance. Originally from Marion, she studied dance at Playhouse Studio of Dance since she was three years old and has studied a variety of styles of dance including ballet and pointe, modern, jazz, tap, lyrical. musical theatre, east coast swing, lindy hop, and ethnic styles. At Ball State, she was a three year member of the pre-professional Company Ball State Dance Theatre and had the opportunity to study with professionals such as David Hochoy and Jennifer Medina. Marissa has been at Playhouse for three years and has been teacher’s assistant starting in junior high. In the near future, she hopes to dance with a small modern dance company and eventually go back to graduate school to study choreography.