Mary Frances Massey is a dance instructor and part-owner 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. She was an artist in residence for King Early Childhood Education Center in 2016 and for Pontotoc Elementary in 2017.  Massey is also 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 is also a background vocalist in the recording industry.