About Dayna

Dayna Marshall

Ballet

Ms. Marshall grew up in Utah where she trained in ballet, jazz, and tap. As a senior in high school she was accepted into the ballet department at the University of Utah where she received the Willam F. Christensen scholarship. She has performed numerous lead roles with Utah Ballet under the direction of Attila Ficzere and Conrad Ludlow, performed with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and completed her BFA in Ballet in 2006. Ms. Marshall then joined Odyssey Dance Theatre where she toured nationally and internationally from 2008­-2014. During her time with Odyssey she won Utah’s 2013 Best Of State Individual Dancer. She has performed choreography from Mia Michaels, Dee Caspary, Roni Koresh, Derryl Yeager, Eldon Johnson, Bonnie Story, Christian Denise and many others. She was also a dancer in the Capezio ACE Awards for Christina Bluth (2012).

Ms. Marshall has been teaching at dance studios and schools since 2003, teaching/traveling with Rapture Dance Intensive since 2010, and has performed with the Michigan based company Rapture Dance Project. She was a dancer for Glenn Beck’s “Man In The Moon” show (2013), and Discount Dance Supply published some of her images in Peddecord Photo’s 2014 Calendar. Dayna has performed for USANA and NuSkin Global conventions, performed live with world-renowned film score composer Hans Zimmer and his orchestra, modeled for XANGO, Icon Fitness, iFit and Nordic Track and is a certified yoga and mUvmethod instructor. Recently, she was the dance model for a sculpture by Benjamin Victor that won 1st place in the prestigious ARC Salon Competition for realist art.

Education and Professional Experience:
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Ballet - University of Utah (Willam F. Christensen Scholarship)
  • Odyssey Dance Theatre - 2008-2014
Career Highlight:
  • Being able to perform, teach, travel and connect with all types of people through dance.
Years of Teaching: 15