Michele has been dancing since the age of four. While having studied and taught ballet, jazz, modern, and tap, Michele is an accomplished Smooth, Rhythm, Lindy Hop, and Salsa dancer.
She received her B.F.A in Dance from Shenandoah College and Conservatory of Music and continued her studies at the Martha Graham School of Dance in New York City.
Michele received her Associate level degree, with honors, in Theatre Arts from the USISTD in 2008 and received both her Associate degree in the American Rhythm and American Smooth in 2009. The USISTD is the world's leading dance examinations board.