Marci Murphree, owner of Second Story Studio and locally renowned dance teacher, has gathered a group of teachers who share her objectives for providing a positive environment for students of all ages to find the dance or movement experience that suits their body and soul.
says, "We are dedicated to creating an inclusive, non-competetive atmosphere for learning and performing to enhance the overall lives of people who want to move."
Marci Murphree has been a dance teacher/choreographer for 30 years and danced professionally with the acclaimed Tennessee Dance Theatre for over a decade.
She is a veteran teaching artist for ArtSmart, the TPAC Education Program.
Marci was Artistic Director for LifeWork Productions from 1995-2005, where she produced, wrote and directed professional shows in schools and public events across Middle Tennessee - addressing important social issues like diversity, self-esteem, and adolescent stress.
choreographed an assortment of traditional and original musicals and served on many dance faculties including Vanderbilt Dance Group
, Franklin Road Academy and Metro Parks Dance
This is her first year teaching Creative Movement for University School of Nashville Middle School, and her 15th year teaching for USN AfterSchool.
is celebrating her
30th year teaching dance in Nashville with the opening of Second Story Studio
Amanda Roche, a parent of Marci's dance student says, "Marci is a talented artist who releases a true love of dance in her students.