Marlee Floyd is originally from Natchitoches, Louisiana and joined NPB as a founding member in 2016. She earned a BS in Theatre from Northwestern State University, and has received additional training from various instructors through the American College Dance Association, Ballet Magnificat! summer dance intensive, and Ballet 5:8 teachers workshop. Marlee has danced several roles with NPB, including favorites such as: Tinkerbell in Peter Pan, Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty, Arabian in The Nutcracker, and Spring Fairy in Cinderella. When she is not dancing, she enjoys gardening and baking sourdough recipes. Marlee currently teaches at Jillian Rian’s Dance School, and lives in Parma, Ohio with her husband, Patrick, and son, Asa.
“Learning to walk sets you free. Learning to dance gives you the greatest freedom of all: to express with your whole self the person you are.”