Miss Marsden-Smith trained at the Muriel Tweedy Dance School, in Manchester. On graduation she performed with various Theatre Companies in Italy and England. During her teaching career she has choreographed works and taught at a number of leading vocational schools and colleges in the North. Miss Marsden-Smith has achieved Fellowship status with Distinction in both Modern Theatre and Tap and feels privileged to be a dual ISTD Examiner for the Modern Theatre and Tap Faculties since 2005. Most recently Miss Marsden has also gained her Cert Ed (UCLAN).