Maggie Marlin-Hess (Acting, Movement)
Maggie Marlin-Hess is an award-winning choreographer, director and actress who recently relocated to Florida from Missouri where she was on faculty at Missouri State University teaching Acting, Movement & Voice, and Musical Theatre Performance. National movement, dance, and fight choreography credits include Mother Courage at Arena Stage starring Kathleen Turner; Butcher of Baraboo World Premier at Second Stage, NYC; Rent, Rocky Horror Show, Great American Trailer Park at Firehouse Theatre Project, several mainstage productions at Missouri State University, and most recently Once Upon a Mattress at FAU. Favorite performance credits include Sally Bowles, CABARET; Millie, THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE; Velma Kelly, CHICAGO; Kate Monster, AVENUE Q; Mags, PAINTING CHURCHES; Izzy, RABBIT HOLE; Annette, GOD OF CARNAGE. She earned her BFA in Acting from the North Carolina School of the Arts and her MFA in Theatre Pedagogy from Virginia Commonwealth University with additional research at Drake University, the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O’Neill Center, the Royal Shakespeare Company in England, and Dah Teatar of Belgrade, Serbia. During her tenure at MSU, Maggie studied with the Laban Institute of Movement Studies in NYC working towards Certification in Movement Analysis which she hopes to continue to pursue as she and her family settle into Palm Beach.