Michelle Russell (maiden name: Michelle Chabala)

Training

Elegance
6 weeks of commercial workshop and professional photo shoot.
Drama Classes
Rancho Buena Vista High school - 2 years, Mira Costa College - 2 years, Palomar College - 2 ½ years.
Choir classes
St. Francis - 4 years, Rancho Buena Vista High School – 1 year.
Dance classes
Rancho Buena Vista High School - 1 year, Mira Costa College: 1 semester, Palomar College - 2 years.
Music Classes
Mike VanCleave - 3 years (piano/keyboard and vocal), Mira Costa College - 1 year (theater classes), Palomar College - 1 ½ years (musical theater classes).
Voice Lessons
Mike VanCleave - 3 years.
Foreign Language (I am far from fluent, but I know a little bit here and there)
Rancho Buena Vista High School - Spanish; 3 years, Mira Costa College - Spanish; 1 semester, Palomar College - American Sign Language; 1 year.
Backstage
Rancho Buena Vista High School - 2 years, Mira Costa College - 1 year.