Our Team

Mechelle Flowers

Executive Owner, Founder and President

Mechelle Flowers brings both a love for dance and a desire to bring the joy of dance to others. She began ballroom dancing in the mid 90’s and has been socially dancing ever since. An entrepreneur for most of her life, Mechelle developed a national training software business which was acquired and merged into a much larger conglomerate allowing her to find her way back to one of her true passions in life, dancing. When she and her husband on not on their horse farm, they are spending time giving back to the North GA/ Chattanooga, TN area and enjoying cutting a rug.

Mike Flowers

Owner and Funstigator

Retired after 20 years of fighting fires, Mike found his attraction to fiery dancing so strong that he opened the Celebrity Ballroom Dance Studio Marietta location with his wife, Mechelle.

Milly Elkin-Crenshaw

Chief Operations and Administrations Officer, Professional Instructor & Trainer

Milly has been dancing since she was a little girl. Growing up in the ballroom biz, dancing is essential to her. She couldn’t live without it. She competed and performed as an amateur in Pro/Am competitions all through grade school winning Top Youth at the Millennium Dancesport Championships before eventually going professional and becoming Regional 9-Dance Champions with her husband and dance partner, Josh. She has been teaching the art of dance for 15+ years and enjoys seeing the light that begins to shine out of everyone who walks onto a dance floor. Milly and Josh are Nashville natives but now call NW Georgia home with their 3 (soon to be 4) children/ She is proud to be a part owner of Celebrity Ballroom Dance Studios and is thrilled for the future of the studios.

Milly is professionally certified through Grand Master CBDS, Master DVIDA in American Style Smooth & Rhythm, Associate DVIDA in International Style Standard and Latin and FADS Associate American Style Smooth & Rhythm.

Josh Crenshaw

Regional Dance Director & Trainer, Professional Dance Instructor

Josh started his dancing journey in May 2010 when he walked into a studio to take a dance lesson. He fell in love with it and within a month was hired as a full time dance instructor. He has taught over a thousand new students over the past 13 years, many of whom have competed in some of the highest competitions, winning scholarships and top student awards. Josh has been awarded Top Teacher at numerous Pro/Am competitions. He strives to teach his students his passion for dance while helping them see themselves in a new light. He and his wife and dance partner, Milly, are Regional 9-Dance Champions and now call GA home with their 3 children. Josh is a US Army National Guard Veteran, an amateur disc golfer, and a fan of fast cars.

Josh is professionally certified through Grand Master CBDS, Grand Master DVIDA in American Style Smooth & Rhythm, Master DVIDA in International Style Standard and Latin and FADS Associate American Style Smooth & Rhythm.

Donna Addison

Professional Dance Instructor and Wedding Specialist

Donna has been a dancer all her life. After studying with Mable Wynn and Kathy Owings Porter in her home state of South Carolina, Donna earned her B.F.A. in Dance at Florida State University and was also a scholarship student at the Alvin Ailey School in NY. Her various performance experiences include modern dance companies, regional theatre, the cruise ships of Holland America Line and even Las Vegas magic shows. Donna has taught ballet, jazz, modern dance, praise dance and various specialty acts in addition to choreographing for high school musical theatre productions. She fell in love with
ballroom dance while working on cruise ships and is very excited to join the staff at Celebrity Ballroom. Donna looks forward to sharing her love of dance with her students.

Donna is professionally certified through Master CBDS and Associate DVIDA in American Style Smooth & Rhythm.

Kyra Platt

Professional Dance Instructor

Kyra is professionally certified through Associate CBDS and Associate DVIDA in American Style Smooth & Rhythm.

Reece Manterola

Professional Dance Instructor

Reece is professionally certified through Associate CBDS and Associate DVIDA in American Style Smooth & Rhythm.

Corea Batey

Professional Dance Instructor & Admin

Bio coming soon…

Ro Donnay-Wood

Professional Dance Instructor

R0 is professionally certified through Associate CBDS Social Dance Instructor.

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