Born in Houston, TX, Michelle Garcia began dancing at the age of 2, training in all styles of dance. She grew up training at various places in the Houston area including, Lesa’s Dance Sations, Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, and right here at Topflight Dance Center, where she was a founding company member for 4 years. She attended multiple summer dance programs growing up, such as, The Art of Ballet (Berlin Germany), Boston Ballet School SDP, and American Ballet Theatre.
Ms. Garcia won numerous of prizes and scholarships at competitions/conventions throughout her years of competing. She also received prestigious awards including, Texas Young Masters (2012), and first place in contemporary, representing the USA, at the Certamen Internacional de Danza in Barcelona, Spain (2014). She has performed in many contemporary works by renowned choreographers such as Andy Pellick, Jon Burdine, Troy Powell, and Carlos dos Santos.