Marchetta Genis is a native of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania and began her dance training at The Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre School and Lincoln Park Performing Arts Charter School. She will graduate in May of 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Dance and a minor in Religious Studies from Mercyhurst University. While attending Mercyhurst, Marchetta trained closely with Melissa Bobick, performed with SoMar Dance Works and City Style Swing and was featured in the contemporary works of Ursula Payne, Noelle Partusch, and Rachel James. She has devoted her summers to dance and has attended summer intensive programs at River North Dance Chicago, LehrerDance , BalletMet and Point Park’s International Summer Dance. Alongside her passion for performing, Marchetta is a certified yoga instructor who enjoys practicing, teaching and sharing the art of yoga.