Marie Riolo Roach

Marie  Riolo Roach Marie Riolo Roach studied dance at Brigham Young University where she competed and performed with their world-renowned ballroom dance team. Marie began teaching at BYU and upon graduation, she returned home to Indiana where she has taught in Indianapolis and the surrounding communities since 1988. She has instructed youth in several local high schools and has taught for both the Indiana and Purdue University ballroom dance clubs. Marie has competed as a professional in International Ballroom and Latin divisions, and competes currently with students. She has studied tango in Argentina and is the instructor for Tango Indy, a local Argentine tango group. Her knowledge of her craft and her energetic personality has made her a popular teacher. Marie was recognized for her ballroom instruction in the December 2005 Best of the Best issue of the Indianapolis Monthly magazine. Marie is the owner of Riolo Dance.