Terre Marriott

  • Certified in Jazz and Ballet through Dance Masters of America
  • Certified in Pediatric and Adult CPR and First Aid

Terre Marriott has been teaching dance for many decades. Terre started teaching dance at the young age of 17, receiving her certification to teach dance from Dance Masters of America, Inc. in 1983. As a member of the Executive Board of Directors for Dance Masters of Southern California, Terre formerly served as the 1st Vice President. She was the director of the Miss and Mr. Dance of Southern California Competition for many years. Terre is one of the original faculty members since FOCUS Dance Center first opened its doors.  Terre has served as a FOCUS competition choreographer until 2011 and she’s also the director of FOCUS Dance Center’s summer programs which includes all dance camps, intensives, and audition clinics featuring top industry dance professionals.

In addition to her status at FOCUS, Terre is currently the Student Activities Director and competitive Dance Drill Team and Boys Crew Director at Bethany Christian Academy.  Terre received commendation from the City of Westminster Mayor and City Council for being one of Westminster’s finest and dedicated performing arts teachers. Terre danced with and was the assistant director, for Orange Coast College’s Educational Touring Company, under the direction of Monie Adamson. Terre has danced for choreographer Monie Adamson on the Warner Bros. Television pilot entitled “New York Daze”. Terre was the choreographer and teacher of the 1984 Jr. Star Search Dance Champions and she is the former owner of the Marriott Dance Center, which she directed for seven years. Many of Terre’s students have gone on to successful dance careers on Broadway, major Ballet companies, dance videos, film, television, and many have become successful dance teachers and choreographers.

Her motto to all her students is “The sky is the limit!”

Outdoor Class

Class Name Day Of Week Time Age Teacher
Hip Hop 1 (Outdoor) Tuesday 3:30 pm—4:30 pm 7+ Terre
Jazz 1 (Outdoor) Tuesday 4:30 pm—5:30 pm 7 – 11 Terre
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Tiny Dancer

Class Name Day Of Week Time Age Teacher
Pre-Ballet 2 (Primary B) Monday 3:30 pm—4:30 pm 5 – 7 Terre
Pre-Ballet 3 (Primary C) Monday 4:30 pm—5:30 pm 6 – 8 Terre
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Level 1

Class Name Day Of Week Time Age Teacher
Hip Hop 1 (Outdoor) Tuesday 3:30 pm—4:30 pm 7+ Terre
Jazz 1 (Outdoor) Tuesday 4:30 pm—5:30 pm 7 – 11 Terre
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Level 2

Class Name Day Of Week Time Age Teacher
Jazz 2B Monday 5:30 pm—6:30 pm 9+ Terre
Hip Hop 1 (Outdoor) Tuesday 3:30 pm—4:30 pm 7+ Terre
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