Run by the family, for the family!
MarShere is the industry leader when it comes to Latin, Ballroom, New Vogue and Street Latin styles of dance! We have been operating for over 30 years and have developed a successful system where people of all ages learn to dance in a fun and friendly environment.
Whether you attend dance classes to learn, to exercise, or even socialise; you are assured to have a great time!
Because it is all about achieving!
MarShere Dance Studios have developed it's awards structure for over 30 years. The different levels of Achievement Awards start from Bronze and go through to Silver Bar, with Gold Performance Awards continuing up to Supreme Performance Awards. These Awards were created to recognise the effort and "Achievement" of students who have learnt these routines throughout the term!
These Achievement Awards can be completed for each of the four styles we teach at MarShere Dance Studios: Latin, Street Latin, Modern and New Vogue. Each style is in it's own way a 'thread' that you can follow to complete Achievement Awards through the system.
Each Achievement level elevates in difficulty in routines and technique, and to reflect this each level of trophy is larger than the previous.
These Achievement Award trophies are handed to students at Cabaret Nights and Mid Year and End of Year Balls once they have completed the dances required for that Achievement Award. These nights are full of fun, entertainment and public dancing. Please see our Functions Tab for more information on these nights.
Achievement Awards can be completed though Achievement classes, private lessons, or a combination of both. Most students utilise both so they can get the most out of their dancing!
From running a couple of classes per week out of a school hall, into one of the largest dance studio groups in Australia - this is our story.
MarShere was established in 1981 by Mark & Sheryl O'Donoghue at a school hall in Burwood Heights, Melbourne. From it's first class, they have since developed a system of tuition based on family and caring. In having a family themselves, it allowed them to develop a special formula for not only the individual, but for the entire family.
What has made MarShere so successful is that this business is based on the three basic reasons why people dance: to learn, exercise, socialise. This focus that Mark and Sheryl have created has turned MarShere into one of the largest dance studio groups in Australia. Mark and Sheryl call it their "extended family".
Why MarShere? - "Mark & Sheryl"
Mark and Sheryl have accomplished many things through their own dancing careers: