Stephanie Scarpello received her training at Marin Ballet, studying with Svetlana Afanasieva, Leslie Crockett, and Shannon Bresnahan. She continued her studies at the University of San Francisco, where she graduated Cum Laude with a B.A. in Performing Arts & Social Justice. Stephanie developed a love for teaching young children through her mother Signe Lando, a long time pre-ballet teacher with Marin Ballet. It is an honor follow in her steps, and carry on her passion for dance education. Mrs. Scarpello joined the Marin Ballet faculty in 2003.