Mary Frances Massey is the Director of North Mississippi Dance Centre in Tupelo, Mississippi. She offers dance classes in ballet, tap, jazz and hip hop and has choreographed for show choirs in Tupelo and surrounding areas since 2008. Massey’s teaching programs include incorporating movement into the narration of favorite children’s books and using movement to teach core classes. She also offers teacher development workshops and artist residencies. She is also a teaching artist with the Mississippi Alliance for Arts Education. Massey is a professional singer and can be heard on “Thacker Mountain Radio” on MPB and around the North Mississippi area with her band “Massey Tate”. She and her partner, Paul Tate, can also be found on the MAC Artist Roster. She frequently works as a background vocalist in the recording industry. You can find more information at