Mari Frederique-Streitburger is the assistant director of Ballet Misha.
Mari graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Theater with an emphasis in dance. While at UNH she performed with the UNH Dance Company in the disciplines of ballet, tap, jazz, and modern. She also performed in theater productions of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat and No No Nannette at UNH and at Prescott Park in Portsmouth. Mari has participated in community theater at the Palace Theater in A Chorus Line and the New Thalian Players Guys and Dolls. Mari is certified teacher through Dance Masters of America in Ballet , Tap, Jazz, and Acro Jazz. Through Dance Masters she has taken classes with Judith Jamison with the Alvin Ailey Dance Co, Bob Rizzo and Gus Giordano. Mari has been teaching dance for over 30 years and has been with Dimensions in Dance since its founder Michele Leslie conceived of it in 1995.
Mari has choreographed several original works for Ballet Misha, as well as scenes in Ballet Misha’s full length works. Mari has also done the choreography for several local musicals, and has had original choreography performed at the Youth American Grande Prix.