Michelle Cave received her early ballet training at the Sacramento Ballet School and the San Francisco Ballet School and later went on to study at the Royal Ballet Upper School in London. She trained with Maggie Black, Kim Abel, Lisa Lockwood, Jack Hertzog, Ken Delmar, and Magali Messac, among others. Michelle has performed with Ballet International in Indianapolis, Western Ballet and Sacramento Ballet in California; New Jersey Ballet, Staten Island Ballet, and Classics Dance Theater in the New York area. She has been teaching ballet to students of all ages for over 20 years, was on the faculty at Ballet Hispanico, and later became the Administrative Director of the Ballet Hispanico School of Dance. She has also taught at Western Ballet in California, Saint Saviors School of Dance in Connecticut, and the Tappan Zee Dance Group in Westchester. Michelle holds a BA, MA, and MBA from Stanford University.