Justin and Marissa Milele, Nashville natives, grew up training in many genres. The Milele’s began their professional careers while continuing to train in Los Angeles in their early twenties and consistently continue to work in the industry today. Justin and Marissa currently own their own dance studio in Nashville, Tennessee, Milele Academy. They’ve taught on the convention circuit for many years and travel across the United States each year to choreograph for other studios, while pursuing a professional career in the industry.
Justin and Marissa have booked many jobs together such as: Tanya Tucker’s “Nashville Country Christmas” and “Alvin and the Chipmunks” movies, Fox TV show “I Can See Your Voice” and CMA, CMT, and CMA Country Christmas award shows. They’ve worked together with artists Kenney Chesney, Blake Shelton, Kanye West “Donda” release, Cam Country, Canaan Cox and Walker Hayes.
The Milele’s have the experience to mentor dancers for whatever their dance journey may be. Whether dancing on college dance teams, pro teams, Rockettes, Broadway or to dance commercially, they strive to encourage everyone to chase their dreams.
2017 CMT Awards
Charlie Puth “The Voice Performance”
RICKY MARTIN DANCER – VEGAS RESIDENCY
HIT TV SHOW “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE”
SEASON 12 – TOP 10 STAGE DANCER
SYTYCD – SEASON 12 (70 CITY TOUR)
ALVIN AND THE CHIPMUNKS MOVIE
TENNESSEE TITANS CHEERLEADER (NFL ALUMNI)
JANELL MONOOE – “YOGA”
MEGHAN TRAINOR – “THAT BASS TOUR”
REVEL DANCE CONVENTION FACULTY MEMBERS
HIT TV SHOW “NASHVILLE”
CMA AWARDS PERFORMANCES
CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS
ALEX AIONA – “DOESN’T GET BETTER”
JERROD NIEMANN- “BUZZ BACK GIRL”
TOP 40 BILLBOARD COMMERCIAL
MAC COSMETICS INDUSTRIAL
HARLEY DAVIDSON INDUSTRIAL
AMERICAN PICKERS COMMERCIAL
Marissa Milele is from Nashville, Tennessee. She began dancing at the early age of four years old, trained in most genres of dance along with power tumble and trampoline. Marissa was on the hit TV show, “So You Think You Can Dance”, season 12 as one of 5 girls on “stage” and mentored by Travis Wall. Marissa was a part of the “So You Think You Can Dance” – seventy-city tour in 2015. In 2017, Marissa danced for Demi Lovato for “Good Morning America , BillBoard Awards and the VMA’s, danced for Ricky Martin on his “All In” Vegas Residency tour. Additionally that year danced for Charlie Puth on The Voice. She’s participated as an NFL cheerleader for the Tennessee Titans in 2014 and 2015. She’s been in several music videos and commercials – for Janelle Monae, Jerrod Neimann, American Pickers and Top 40 Billboard to mention a few. Marissa has appeared on the show “Nashville” as a dancer. She has shared the stage with such artists as Kenny Chesney, Thomas Rhett, Jennifer Nettles, with live performances – CMA Awards, CMA Country Christmas, VMA’s, ACM Awards, SYTYCD live tour, Harley Davidson Industrial, MAC cosmetics and appeared in the recent movie, “Alvin and the Chipmunks 4. She’s made several appearances on the Netflix show “Insatiable”. Marissa is not only an active working dancer but also the co-founder of the Milele Academy, L.L.C. where she’s won many choreography awards and nominee at the 2016 Industry Dance Awards. She choreographs for studios all over the United States and is the exclusive choreographer for the Tennessee Titans Cheerleaders.