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Michelle Donelson Renda is originally from NYC and has over 33 years of dance, theater and teaching experience. Michelle has trained at Broadway Dance Center, Steps, Dance Space Inc., and The Limon Institute. Her theatre credits include A Chorus Line, West Side Story, Fame, and Hair. Michelle has also studied acting at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute  with Irma Saundry and Nancy Franklin and H.B Studios with William Hickey, Edward Moorehouse, and Joseph Daly.


Before moving to Sweden Michelle also owned two of her own studios one in Hoboken, NJ and the other in NYC, NY teaching children ages 2.5 through 17. 


Michelle believes that all dancers must have a solid foundation to grow but we must allow students to explore their own creativity and imagination in a caring and fostering environment.


Michelle lives here in Stockholm with her husband, son and


"Let us first teach little children to breathe, vibrate, to feel, and become one with the general harmony and
movement of nature. Let us first produce a beautiful
human being, a dancing child."
–Isadora Duncan

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