is dedicated to producing family-friendly, Broadway-style, live entertainment shows in Western North Carolina featuring local singers, musicians, dancers, actors, youth performers, and visiting guest artists. Founders Mario & Lucinda Morin, a husband/wife creative team with over 25 years of showbiz experience and more than 13,000 live performances to their credit, are happy to live, create, and dream in the Blue Ridge mountains, supporting and sustaining meaningful relationships with WNC's diverse community of dedicated instructors and gifted performers.
Bringing talented artists together to celebrate music, dance, and comedy is the heartfelt mission of MARLUMOR.
The Morins are members of Carolina Dance Masters Chapter #15 and
Dance Masters of America and have served as regional and national dance competition judges and master class instructors since 1998.
"In every community, there is work to be done."
In December 2018, we collected donations of non-perishable "grab & go" snacks for Asheville High School's Homeless Education Support Group. Last year, Asheville City Schools identified 192 students experiencing homelessness...kids who lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. Special thanks to our audience members, cast, crew, and band for joining us in generously donating much-needed food for Asheville High School students.
We're proud to support Food Connection ( ) in working to fight hunger in Asheville!
Our January 2019 contribution went to MANNA Foodbank, which serves communities
across 16 counties of WNC, providing food to people experiencing hunger in our 6,434 square mile region.
In February 2019, our support went to Steadfast House,
a transitional housing facility in Asheville that gives hope, healing, health, and home to single women,
mothers with children, and female veterans in need.
Our March 2019 donation went to Eliada, a non-profit agency founded in 1903 which serves over
600 children in Western North Carolina each year.
Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity, founded in 1983, was NC's first Habitat affiliate. Through Habitat home programs, nearly 1,600 adults & children in Buncombe County have achieved the strength, stability & self-reliance they need to build a better future. Our April 2019 contribution went to Habitat to help folks in need in Asheville.
In May 2019, our support went to the American Cancer Society and its mission to free the world from cancer. Donations go toward research for a cure, support for patients, and spreading the word about cancer prevention.
Beloved Asheville seeks to end homelessness, poverty, prejudice, & injustice through its Homeless Voice empowerment project, the Beloved tiny home Village, Free Village farmers markets, Rise Up Studio Art & Music Collective, its unstoppable Street Medic Team, Sanctuary, House Hunters, & the Grove Street Gardens. We're happy to give our June 2019 donation to Beloved and its mission to create solutions for Asheville's toughest community challenges.
Open Door Ministries Soup Kitchen, based in Haywood County, NC, provides hundreds of free meals to women, men, and children in need. Volunteer cooks prepare the nourishing meals on site using ingredients donated by local stores and supplemented by home-grown donations and purchases made with ministry funds.
Our July contribution went to Open Door's mission:
Back to school! We delivered our August donation to the students and teachers at North Canton Elementary School. Check out the list of supplies needed:
For the past 40 years. Montford Park Players has presented the works of William Shakespeare, free of charge, to Western North Carolina. They provide quality productions of classic drama in an authentic outdoor setting. Our October contribution was given to the Montford Park Players in support of their 2019 Parking Lot Challenge. The funds received will be used to make MPP's current venue ADA compliant. Info, if you'd like to join us in donating: