MICHELLE PHILGREEN, from Manchester, Iowa is an accomplished singer, dancer, actress, & choreographer. Michelle has studied dance, voice, and drama at the University of Iowa and in New York City. She has traveled extensively performing at theme parks, on a cruise ship, and singing back up and opening shows for the late Tennessee Ernie Ford. She has choreographed for show choir camps both in Iowa and Nebraska, Theatre Cedar Rapids, Celebration Iowa, numerous musicals and show choirs - many winning Best Choreography awards, and has been director and choreographer for Cedar Rapids Follies, and is the director, choreographer, and costumer for Jim McDonough’s Holiday Grande Tours and Spring Tours. Michelle has taught dance for 38 years and currently teaches ballet, jazz, tap, and hip hop in Manchester, Iowa where her enrollment has exploded in the few years she has been teaching there. Her dance studio won the title of “BEST DANCE STUDIO” on the KCRG A-LIST 2 years in a row. Michelle is married to Duane Philgreen, proud parents of 4 grown daughters, and directors of award winning show choir WD FORTÉ.