Michelle Tolson has been dancing since the age of 10 and choreographing since the age of 15. Her students hold many regional and national titles in both dance competitions and pageants including Regional Dancer of the Year for American Dance Awards, World Talent Winner for International Sunshine Girl, and World Show stopper. Former students have gone on to appear in regional and national tours, So You Think You Can Dance and on Broadway in Memphis, Chaplin, Mama Mia, West Side Story, Pippin, Rock of Ages, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and Pretty Woman.
Michelle received the Young Choreographer of the Year Award from American Dance Awards in 1998. She is also a pageant coach and choreographer, and has had numerous students compete in the Miss New Hampshire, Miss New York and Miss Massachusetts programs for Miss America, all placing in the top 5. She judged the Miss New York program in 2014, helping to choose Kira Kazantsev, who went on to become Miss America. She was the Judges Chair for the Miss New York Program from 2015 - 2017.
Michelle also held the title of Miss New Hampshire 1996 and competed at the Miss America Pageant that fall. Her picture and shoe can be seen in the Miss America Hall of Fame in Atlantic City. She was the choreographer and producer for the New Hampshire's Distinguished Young Woman Program for seven years, a scholarship pro gram for senior's in high school and is a former Junior Miss for New Hampshire. She continues to volunteer for this program in NH as well as NJ.
Her performance credits include being a Radio City Rockette for six years, where she performed in The Radio City Christmas Spectacular as well as on the Today Show, the Isaac Mizrahi Show, and in the Macy’s Day Pa rade. She also performed in Tap Girls, 42nd Street and numerous television, video and print works.
For five years she was a Professor at Wagner College on Staten Island, NY, where she choreographed Cabaret for the main stage and implemented the Tap program. She has been a guest artist at Georgian Court Universi ty where she worked with the dance club and was the dance advisor/coach for the Neptune High School
dance team and the choreographer for the musicals. Her dance team was chosen out of 90 teams in the NY/ NJ/CT area to compete on the new MSG Varsity Talent Show. While at Neptune she choreographed A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum and Guys and Dolls. She was also the dance team coach and chore ographer at Immaculate Conception High School and brought her team to three state championships wins. She continues to teach at dance studios throughout New York and New Jersey, and works as a Master Teacher throughout the country.
Michelle is the Performing Arts Director and Director of Dance at Camp Vega in Kents Hill, Maine, considered the number one all girls’ camp in the country. She has worked in the non profit sector as the Public Relations director for the NYC Rescue Mission and the Director of Communications for the American Heart Association in NYC. Michelle is a proud member of the Rockettes of Color Alumnae and runs their social media pages. Michelle tours the country as a master teacher, adjudicator and director for various dance competitions. She has been judging for over twenty years and enjoys teaching new talent every weekend.
Fabianna Marie started her performance and modeling career at the tender age of 7 years old. After numerous pageants, auditions, modeling jobs, and opportunities; Fab shifted her focus to health and wellness.
Dr. Fab was diagnosed at the age of 27 with BRCA1 positive, triple negative, invasive metastatic Breast Cancer. Enduring over 150 rounds of Chemotherapy, radiation, and a deteriorating kidney, Fabianna fights every day and has chosen to share her journey and passion for wellness with the world in hopes of inspiring anyone facing adversity.
Fabianna is a Naturopathic Doctor, with specializations in Bio Phenotype and Holistic Nutrition. She is Harvard trained in the science of Stem Cells and the Epigenetic Control of Gene Expression, Yale Trained in the fundamentals of Immunology as well as Johns Hopkins trained in understanding Cancer Metastasis. Dr. Fab is a best-selling author, launching her first book, Fabulously Fighting in November of 2016, and just released the second edition, Fabulously Fighting Uncensored in October of 2020.
Dr. Fab has been a guest speaker at National Cancer charity and fundraising events as well as part of a national ad campaign for the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer. She has been featured on ABC, NBC, the Little Things, Woman's Day Magazine and many more. Never losing her passion for performance she has since sung for The Boston Red Sox, performed for the Boston Bruins, and headlined the Making Strides walk on the Hatch Shell Stage in Boston Massachusetts.
Some of her greatest accomplishments include being inducted into the National Association of Professional Women and was honored to be the recipient of the 2017 Woman of The Year and 2018-2019 International Woman of the Year Award. Along with receiving the extreme honor In 2020 of becoming a Global Health Ambassador for the Naturopathic Global Community.