Miki Michelle (Boston, MA) began her technical dance training at Boston Arts Academy. Soon after she joined OrigiNation Cultural Arts Center’s dance company NIA Dance Troupe (2002) and began her journey as a professional dancer. Michelle went on to earn degrees in Dance and Psychology from UMass Amherst (2010) and has since trained at Broadway Dance Center, The Ailey School, Motivating Excellence under the direction of Rhapsody James, and with Luam in her prestigious Rock The Industry program. Miki was closely mentored by Rhapsody James (Beyonce, Brittany Spears, Cassie, etc.) and currently serves as Rehearsal Director/Dancer for her companyRhapsody En Dance (R.ED). Professionally, Michelle’s credits include SimonWill Productions, MTV, VH1 Promos, Macy’s, BLAZE The Stage, where she had the opportunity to work with choreographer Laurieann Gibson, Soul Train, Prelude New England, BET’s 106th & Park, the Off Broadway Show iLuminate, where she performed as the lead female role, Beyonće, Fisher Price, Ronald K. Brown (Evidence, A Dance Company), Disney, Little People Live Tour, and SuperWHY! Live Tour, where she played Wonder Red. Most recently she made her New York City acting Debut as Leona in the Off Broadway show Sound Syndrome: Soho Heartbreaker. Miki is represented by Clear Talent Group and continues to work on artistically diverse projects.
Miki Michelle was able to hone her choreographic skills in college creating works for multiple campus showcases. She teaches classes, workshops, and lecture demonstrations in New York City and surrounding areas. Most recently serving as a free lance artist forHumans Collective (2014).