Michele Painter

Michele Painter received an M.F.A. in Dance from The University of Hawaii at Manoa, as well  as a B.F.A. in Dance from Belhaven University. She attended high school at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville, Florida where she grew up. Professionally, Michele has danced with Polarity Dance Theatre and Braided Light Dance Project. … More Michele Painter


Haven Movement Company collaborated with Daniel Villegas, a spoken word artist and poet, to create “Transcendence” at Newburgh Illuminated Festival 2017. Transcendence is inspired by the mural by the same name on the side of the Ritz Theater building, and expresses through movement and language the visible and invisible highlights and undertones of the downtown … More Transcendence