Marilyn was born and raised in Southern NH, where she began her training at the age of six. She attended the Walnut Hill School of the Arts in Natick, MA and The Boston Ballet School. Marilyn received a full scholarship to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater professional division summer intensive and was accepted into programs such as Dance Theater of Harlem, Atlanta Ballet School and Orlando Ballet school. Marilyn has attended the Darc Dance festival, studying and performing in Chateauroux, France. She attended SUNY Purchase College Conservatory of Dance and was accepted into other programs such as Alonzo King Lines Ballet BFA program and Point Park University BFA program.