Lucy Mitchell,  Artistic Director
holds teacher certification through the Cecchetti Council of America and had taught dance for 30 years. Her training also includes study with Christina Kammueller,Jacob Lascu and Rose Marie Floyd. Her background is in the Arts and Photography were she had a successful studio in Pontiac. Former Director of Dance at Detroit Country Day Lower School were she implemented the first after school dance program for 17 years. Member of the Cecchetti Council she is dedicated in providing quality dance instruction in a warm and personal environment.

Yvette Johnson
has been dancing since the age of 3 and has been a teacher for 25
years. Ms. Yvette has Regional and National Talent Competition winners, ranging from Myrtle Beach, California, New York, and Las Vegas. She has a business degree and Minor in Dance from Oakland University.  Ms. Yvette will be teaching Tap, Jazz, and Lyrical, and is looking forward in sharing her Love of Dance with the students !

Lisa LaMarre Wilmot
Holds a master in Arts in Teaching Artistry in Theatre and Dance from Wayne State University, and a BA in dance from Western Michigan University. She is a member of both Michigan Dance Council and National Dance Education. Her work has been produced for multiple Universities, ArtPrize7, Defibrillator Gallery, DDC dances, DIA, and Music Hall. She is the director for LaMarre and Dancers and currently teaching at Wayne State.

Nia Silao

is a graduate from Wayne State University with a Bachelorís Degree in Dance. She is certified through Dance Masters of America as well as an official tutor for exams. Specializing in ballet, tap, jazz and modern. Nia has also worked for Detroitís Music Hall, Assistant to Motor City Tap Festival, Brighton Dance Festival. She has performed and toured with DDCdances, Eishenhower Dance Ensemble, Cloud 9 Events.


Derrick Finley

is is a lifelong lover of all things Dance! From Woodhaven,Michigan Derrick discovered his passion for dance at an early age by watching his favorite artists on MTV. He was on the "Next Level Dance Company from 2014-2017 and is currently on Blackout Dance Crew and Melodic Nocturne dance tribe. We are happy to have him on staff at the DABH to instruct our Hip Hop classes.


Sarah McCormick

Is a graduate from Wayne State University with a Bachelor of Science in dance, as well as a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She has experience in the performing arts for over 18 years, and began training and later teaching at the Metropolitan Dance Center and Metropolitan Russian Ballet Company. We are excited to welcome Sarah to our teaching staff.