Michaela Clovis has trained at various schools throughout the tri-state area, including Center Stage, Princeton Dance and Theater, Princeton Ballet, the Rock School, Alvin Ailey, and the Royal Danish Ballet under the direction of Vivi Flindt. She participated in Alvin Ailey's Pre-Professional Fellowship Program where she trained in West African, Horton, Graham, Ballet, Tap, and Pointe technique. Some of her tap mentors include George Warren of Center Stage and Robin Lynch of the NJ Tap Ensemble. Michaela obtained her Bachelor of Arts in International Management from Franklin University Switzerland where she had the opportunity to serve as Vice President and President of the University’s dance group, Lugano Street Dance. This is her third season with The Lady Hoofers.