Michelle Mercedes is a Miami native and graduate of the Florida State University. She has worked with Urban Bush Women and Dance Lab New York. New York credits: I Married an Angel (New York City Center), Samson et Dalila (The Metropolitan Opera). Regional credits: The Wiz (Virginia Repertory Theatre), Mary Poppins, Crazy For You, Footloose (Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre). She is currently in the cast of the revival of West Side Story on Broadway and pursuing an M.B.A. at the University of Florida.