Michelle won a scholarship to study at Laine Theatre Arts where she gained her Associate in Cecchetti Ballet with Distinction – during her time there, she also won a scholarship to study at The Royal Ballet Summer School.
After her studies, Michelle toured both the UK and Europe with Contemporary Dance companies such as Carol Straker and Union Dance Company. Michelle then went on to perform in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical ‘Cats’ in Hamburg, where she lived for 2 years and then upon returning to the UK, landed the role of ‘Buffy’ in ‘Starlight Express’ at The Apollo Victoria in the West End.
In 2008, Michelle graduated from Middlesex University with a BA Hons in Dance Studies and upon graduating, worked very closely with Robert Cohan and Anne Donnelly on the first drafts of the ‘Rescen’ projects, documenting ‘Martha Graham Technique’ for future resources.
Michelle has dedicated many years to teaching ballet and contemporary dance and has taught in many prestigious institutions such as The Urdang Academy, Bird College, London Contemporary Dance School, Tring Park Associates Programme, The CAT Programme at The Place, Ballet Black, and many more.