Michelle Mercedes Russell began her training in Miami, Florida with Linda Rogers Albritton and furthered her training at New World School of the Arts under the direction of Dean Daniel Lewis. She graduated from the Florida State University with a B.F.A. in Dance in 2013. While in New York she has worked with Urban Bush Women, JKing Dance, Sleep No More, J$ & Kump, Forces of Nature Dance Theatre, Broadway Dance Lab. She is excited to be performing at Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre this season.