Michela Lerman

Michela-LermanMichela Lerman first appeared on Sesame Street at the age of 5. In February 2002, she was showcased on the cover of Dance Teacher magazine with Gregory Hines. In 2005, she was named by Dance Spirit magazine as one of the 20 hottest tap dancers under 20, and in 2008, Dance magazine named her as the only female tap dancer in its “25 to Watch in 2008.” Michela has appeared in both Tap Extravaganza and Tap City numerous times over the past decade. She won first prize in the Harlem Jazz Dance Festival’s “Hoofer’s Challenge” in 2002 and 2003.