Michelle Crossman

HIP HOP, JAZZ, LYRICAL

Michelle has had a passion for dance ever since she can remember, and grew up as a classically trained in the styles of ballet (RAD), jazz, tap and acro eventually extending her training with hip hop, contemporary and burlesque. Her professional dance career started when she joined Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, after that Michelle focused more on the commercial side of the dance industry where some of her credits include Mariana’s Trench, Kardinal Official, Fito Blanco, Keshia Chante, Hedley, and Nelly Furtado.

Stepping into the roll of Choreographer was the next step for Michelle, she has had the pleasure to choreograph for Canadian recording artists Craig Smart, Foxx Williams, Andrea Godin, Sebastian Ellis and Jade Mya for both live performances and music videos. Michelle continues to explore her career in as many fashions as possible, pushing boundaries in choreography, and never shying away from a challenge to continuously grow herself and with those who dance along beside her. She has been a part time dance teacher for 6 years in Toronto, heavily focused on story telling and known for her clean lines in her work. Michelle is also known for producing “Let The Elephants Dance”, an event that takes place once a year in Toronto focused on the importance on mental health and that gives many performers the chance to share their own stories in the form of dance, song or poetry.