T. Michelle Davy, Artistic Director & Owner
Ms. Davy has been a dancer since the tender age of two. She began her dance training at Linda Natoli School of Dance in Temple Hills, Maryland. In college, she received a BA in Dance from University of Maryland College Park. While completing her college degree, she served as the Assistant Director of Central Maryland School of Ballet in Laurel, Maryland. During her tenure at Central Maryland School of Ballet she performed and choreographed several ballets for the Nutcracker and Annual Recital performances. While in college and after graduating from University of Maryland College Park, she performed with Ailey II (ADF Festival), Bill T. Jones (ADF Festival), Alvin Mayes, Tony Powell, Meriam Rosen, Shane O'Hara, Mark Dendy, Anne Waren and Alcine Wiltz. As a teacher, she has taught Cecchetti Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Lyrical and Musical Theatre at Linda Natoli, Central Maryland School of Ballet, Dance Depot, and National Ballet. She is currently the director of the Performing Arts program at The Harbour School in Annapolis, Maryland. During her ten years tenure at The Harbour School, Ms. Davy has directed and choreographed over twenty high school musical productions including Annie, The Music Man, Oklahoma, and Beauty and the Beast. Ms. Davy is excited to begin her life-long dream of owning her own dance studio! Her mission is to bring the artistry of dance to young people in a fun, and supportive environment.
Nicole Younger, a native of Washington, DC, has been dancing since the age of seven. At the age of fifteen, she spent three years as the choreographer for a liturgical dance team at a local church in Washington, DC. In 2006, Nicole was a member of the dance team for the DC Divas, the Washington area female pro-football team. Since then, she has taught Hip Hop in combination with other genres of dance. Nicole believes in the philosophy that dance should be enjoyable, inspiring, and an avenue for growth as an artist. Additionally, she believes that participation in dance builds confidence and self-esteem. Presently, she is attending Anne Arundel Community College where she is pursuing her Associates Degree in dance. She has previously completed one semester of dance at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Lori Perron has been dancing since the age of five and performing in musical theatre since the age of twelve. While a resident of Anne Arundel County, Lori’s primary dance work has been in Baltimore County. Lori has choreographed countless shows for community theatres, high school, middle school, and summer theatre arts camps. Her shows include: Guys and Dolls, Anything Goes, Carousel, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown and Oklahoma. She has also worked with very young children; teaching three, four, and five year olds in a private school in Baltimore County for seventeen years. Currently, Lori works for Anne Arundel County Public Schools.
Angela Santos, a recent transplant to Maryland from California, has been teaching Zumba Fitness® since April 2008. Her dance background includes 11 years of Latin dance experience and attendance at two Salsa Congresses in San Francisco. Angela's fitness accomplishments lists completion of one full and one half marathon as well as a number of 5K races. She is currently working towards her ACE certification in Group Exercise Instruction and is presently licensed in Zumba, Zumba Toning, Aqua Zumba, and Zumbatomic (Zumba for kids). Angela has two small girls, ages three and five, who have given her plenty of on-the-job training for working with kids for the Zumbatomic classes! She strives to make each class easy enough to jump right in as a beginner while still providing a real workout and challenge for the more experienced. Requests for help with specific moves are always welcomed before or after class. When you attend a Zumba® class with Angela, you can be sure to have a good time while still burning calories, so come shake it…it’s like no workout you’ve done before!