Michelle was born in South Africa where she started dancing at the age of 5 in Ballet and Jazz. Moving to Perth in 1997 she auditioned successfully and became a member of Steps Youth Dance Company in 2000. She continued her training in Jazz, Hip Hop and Contemporary, working with choreographers at WAAPA, The Studio and The Dance Collective. Michelle travelled to New York and Los Angeles in 2011 and 2014 where she attended classes at Broadway Dance Centre, IDA Hollywood, Debbie Reynolds Studio and Millennium Dance Complex. Michelle's dynamic stage presence has been built through her extensive performing experience. Highlights include The Veronica's "Revenge is Sweeter Tour" in 2009, backing up Jessica Mauboy alongside TDC dancers at Fremantle Prison Halloween Party in 2010, and Stan Walker at Qatar Airways Launch in 2012. She has also performed at numerous high profile events such as the Gold Plate Awards, WA Youth Awards, StyleAid and Battlegrounds World Supremacy in Melbourne. Michelle holds a Bachelor of Science (Occupational Therapy) and works in physical rehabilitation.
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