MARISSA MATTINGLY (Dancer) grew up in Tampa, Florida where she was trained in several different styles of dance since the age of three. She started to take ballet and contemporary more seriously at the age of 13 when she began training at All American Dance Factory and Classical Ballet School under the direction of Terri Howell and Julio Montano. With this training she took part in many ballet competitions. She is a 4 time YAGP finalist, and performed in the UBC 2022 finals gala as a Legacy Award winner. She has been offered acceptances and scholarships to programs at Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Joffrey Chicago, BalletMet, Colorado Ballet Academy, Kansas City Ballet, Oklahoma City Ballet, Texas Ballet Theatre, Philadelphia Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Atlanta Ballet, and Houston Ballet Academy. She attended her first Complexions summer intensive in 2021, and was invited to take part in their two week Trainee Program in the spring of 2022. This is her first season with the company.