ELEVATE DANCE WORKSHOP
We take the time to recognize the unique qualities that live within each student. Our belief is that The best of oneself can only be achieved by first finding one’s self.
At Elevate, we aim to become one of the industry’s most trusted brands by providing services, reliable resources, and invaluable tools to inform and equip the community of dancers worldwide. The company was founded on strong principles of standards in service and integrity. Elevate functions to make greatness attainable at any level and in so doing, raise the bar of quality within our industry.
Melody Mills, Owner
From Akron, Ohio she started her formal training in gymnastics, dance, and cheerleading. Her ambitious spirit and relentless work ethic has led her to perform professionally for over ten years. Having the NBA, NFL, and AFL as well as, Rihanna, Jay-z, Kanye West, and Shakira, on top of Broadway, featured film, and commercials on her resume, Melody has retired her performing shoes and has picked up her always destined entrepreneur hat with Elevate.
Lonnie Davis, Ambassador
Lonnie brings with him over 20 years of dance training and teaching experience. Duke University’s American Dance Festival, Alvin Ailey American Dance Center, Gus Giordano Jazz Dance Chicago, Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company, and more make up Lonnie’s professional dance career. He is well connected and respected in the Atlanta area as he has continuously teaches at such establishments as, Ruth Mitchell Dance Theatre, Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education, Georgia Dance Conservatory, Ballet Dalton, Gainesville Ballet, Cobb County For Excellence in the Performing Arts, and more. His students can be seen all over the world dancing and performing professionally. As an educator and influencer, Lonnie Davis, is passionate about where the dance community goes and how it grows.
Christina Wright, Manager
Christina is from Savannah, GA and graduated from Florida A&M University with a College of Pharmacy degree. She has trained under master teachers at Fordham University (NYC), Mahogany Dance Theatre, and Alvin Ailey. Christina leads Elevate's direction in outreach and giving back to the dance community.