Great Lakes Dance Academy

We, at Great Lakes Dance Academy, are committed to providing you with the very best Performing Arts education. We want each experience at our academy to be positive and inspiring. Our capable teachers and staff are passionate about dance education and the performing arts. We look forward to sharing our passion with each student, and helping each dancer, singer, and actor reach their goals.

Michelle Schouten

Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Contemporary

Michelle Schouten has been dancing for 30+ years. She has been teaching for 14 years and has been on staff at Great Lakes Dance Academy from the very first season. Michelle teaches Tap, Jazz, Ballet and Contemporary. She is also a choreographer for the Dance Company, she has won several special awards for her routines and received diamond awards as well. In the class Michelle is know for her high standards and her ability to bring great things out of even the youngest dancers. At home Michelle is a busy mother of three. (Two dancers and a hockey player!)