"I AM A BEAUTIFUL JEWEL. I AM MAGNIFICENT & MY DREAMS WILL COME TO LIFE."
MITCHELL KELLY STARTED HIS TRAINING IN HIS TEEN YEARS. A LATE BLOOMER AS HIS TEACHERS STATE IT. HIS FIRST BALLET CLASS WAS IN ATLANTA, GA UNDER THE DIRECTION OF DENISE S. MCCLENDON AND ARTISTIC DIRECTOR JAI M. JONES. WHILE ONLY HAVE TAKEN A FULL YEAR OF BALLET, HIS DEVELOPMENT GAVE HIM THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRAIN WITH MASTER DANCE TEACHERS IN ATLANTA. MITCHELL LEVELED UP IN DANCE AND MOVED RAPIDLY, WHICH PUT HIM IN THE RANGE TO TRAIN IN MODERN, JAZZ, LYRICAL, BALLROOM, CONTEMPORARY AND OTHER GENRES. IN RETURN HE WAS OFFERED THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRAIN UNDER THE WORLD RENOWNED DANCE COMPANY, ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER, UNDER THE DIRECTION OF JUDITH JAMISON AND CHYA. AS HE STUDIED IN THE CONCERT WORLD HE HAS WORKED WITH BILL T. JONES AND HAS TRAINED UNDER THE GREATS SUCH AS EARL MOSLEY, DESOND RICHARDSON, SWAN, KAREN BRWON, ROSCOE SALES, AND THE LIST GOES ON.
WITHIN THAT YEAR MITCHELL WAS EXPOSED TO COMMERCIAL DANCE BY CREATIVE DIRECTOR AND CHOREOGRAPHER TRAVIS PAYNE IN ATLANTA,GA. TRAVIS PAYNE HAS GIVEN HIM THE OPPORTUNITY TO TRAIN IN THE COMMERCIAL WORLD OF DANCE IN LOS ANGELES. MITCHELL KELLY KEPT ELEVATING BY BEING ON THE HIT SHOW “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” MAKING THE FINAL TOP 10 AND GOING ON A NATIONAL CITY TOUR. HE CREATED A LANE FOR HIMSELF, WHICH GAVE HIM OPPORTUNITIES TO DANCE FOR ANNA WINTOUR, NIKE, SERENA WILLIAMS, MICHELLE OBAMA, AND HAVING A FULL YEAR CONTRACT WITH THE SHOW, CIRQUE DU SOLEIL.
MITCHELL’S CAREER WAS A CAREER OF HOPE AND DIVERSITY IN ITS OWN LANE AND FORM. AS HE WORKED IN HIS CRAFT, HE STUDIED UNDER THE BEST CHOREOGRAPHERS IN THE INDUSTRY LIKE MANDY MOORE, TRAVIS PAYNE, MARVIN A. SMITH, TYCE DIORIO, FRANK GATSON, HI-HAT, DRAICO JOHNSON, JAMAL SIMS AND MANY OTHERS THAT DEVELOPED HIM TO WORK WITH BIG ARTISTS LIKE CELINE DION, ANDREA BOCELLI, INDIA ARIE , CHLOE X HALLE, HELENE FISCHER , K.MICHELLE, TY DOLLA SIGN, CHANTE MOORE, AND THE LIST GOES ON. MITCHELL'S DREAM WAS TO BE A CREATOR AND VISIONARY AND TAKE HIS SKILLS TO THE HEIGHTS IN THE WORLD OF ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT. HE HAS NOW CREATED A ENTITY THAT MOTIVATES AND EMPOWERS WOMEN CALLED MKS JEWELS, WHICH OVER THE YEARS TRAINED/ MENTORED DANCERS THAT ARE SOME OF TODAYS NEW MEDIA FAVORITES. HIS GOAL IS TO GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY OF DANCE, GIVE PEOPLE THE OPPORTUNITY TO GROW AND EXCEL IN THEIR GREATEST FORM, AS IT WAS INSTALLED IN HIM OVER THE YEARS BY THE PAST AND LIVING LEGENDS.
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#MKSJEWELS & #MKSJEWELSLIVE is a brand that celebrates the true elements of a woman. #MKSJEWELS presents a magically diverse blend of artistry at its best! Founded in 2012, by renowned dancer and artistic purveyor Mitchell Kelly, #MKSJEWELS provides a safe environment to inspire, empower, and cultivate skills by training in technical dance styles, commercial dance styles, and performance-based opportunities. Known for its beautiful content and production value, #MKSJEWELS supports women's collective power and self-worth! As precious stones are unique with color, size, and story; #MKSJEWELS are rare and embody the true definition of a woman!
NEW CLASS CREDIT POILCY
An MKs Jewels Private Session is cancelled upon the owner's request, you will only be able to use the class credit one full week of you purchasing a class ticket. For example, if you purchased a class ticket on Tuesday and class was cancelled, you have until the following Tuesday before your credit is expired.
If you are unable to attend class due to a medical emergency or other personal reasons, you can apply your class credit to SUNDAY CLASSES ONLY within the week of your cancellation. Sunday Fundamentals at 4:30pm and Sunday MKs Jewels Live at 6pm are class make up days. Regardless if you signed up for a Tuesday or Wednesday class, you can only apply your credit on SUNDAYS at either 4:30pm or 6pm. Please give us a 2 hour notice if you are unable to attend class. Anytime after the 2-hour window, if you are unable to attend class, you WILL NOT receive a class credit. Also, we have a NO REFUND and NO TRANSFER policy on all private classes, private training, and intensives. Please read the information provided on your tickets in its entirety.
It is very important that you RSVP for each training before sending payment. We will be checking for payments and if you have not sent your payment, your ticket will be forfeited for another student to have the opportunity to take class.
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