Principal, Michelle Johnson started dancing at age 7, and has trained in Classical Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary and National Folk Dancing. She has had over eighteen years experience teaching classical ballet and other forms of dance. Michelle has worked at many different schools within Victoria before opening the Melbourne Ballet School. She has a wonderful passion for teaching children and sharing the love of dance with all her students. She will always get the most out of her dancers and they love to strive for more every time they have lessons with her. Michelle has a Diploma in Dance Teaching and Management, is affiliated with Australian Teacher of Dance (ATOD) and has taught dance internationally as a guest teacher in both Europe and Asia.