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Mary Margaret Scalici has a B.A. in Dance from the University of Alabama and is currently completing her M.A. in Dance Education at Texas Woman’s University. After completing her undergraduate work Mary Margaret moved to Birmingham to join Southern Danceworks, the first modern dance company in Alabama. In addition to performing, she has built her career teaching ballet, modern dance, and Pilates at The Dance Foundation, The Alabama Ballet, and Birmingham-Southern College. She is currently teaching ballet in the musical theatre department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and Red Mountain Theatre’s The Conservatory. She emphasizes body awareness in her classes, educating students about biomechanics in such a way that they can work with efficiency and power at the highest level of performance.

Mary Margaret is a certified Body Arts and Sciences Institute (BASI) instructor and has incorporated Pilates in the curriculum for student and adult programs at The Alabama Ballet School and in the dance department at the Alabama School of Fine Arts. She has taught Pilates for the American Ballet Theatre Summer Intensive at the University of Alabama and virtually for more than ten years. Mary Margaret teaches the Dance for Parkinson’s program, a partnership between Southern Danceworks and UAB Arts in Medicine program, and Movement To Music (M2M) through the UAB/Lakeshore Collaborative.