Misha Michel is a native of Miami, Florida. She holds a BFA in Dance from Florida State University and is a member of the Kappa Epsilon Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Misha trained under the direction of Maribel Fruitstone and Traci Young-Byron as a member of the Young Contemporary Dance Theatre (YCDT). As the YCDT SUPAStarz captain, Misha was featured on two Lifetime series, Step It Up and Bring It!. Professionally, she attended intensives with Alvin Ailey, Abraham In Motion and the Summer Leadership Institute as well as toured internationally as enrichment staff on the MSE Preziosa Cruise line. She has also performed for Ann Carlson, Millicent Johnnie, Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, Anthony Burrell and more. This is Misha’s first season with Step Afrika!