Improv, A.I.M. (Authenticity in Movement), Contemporary

Chelsea “Solace” Hough is a professional dancer, singer, actor, choreographer, movement coach/instructor, and stunt performer. During her career, she has split time between Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Nashville. She is an original faculty member of Immerse Artists Experience, and currently resides in Nashville where she is a part of the core faculty of Millennium Dance Complex Nashville.

Solace got her start in the entertainment industry after moving to Los Angeles when she signed a contract to dance for Helene Fischer in Germany. After completing this contract, Solace toured domestically and internationally as a stunt woman portraying the role of Storm in the Marvel Universe LIVE! tour and as a Top 10 Finalist of So You Think You Can Dance Season 15. Additionally, she has had the opportunity to perform with Taylor Swift at the Billboard Music Awards; Mary J. Blige at the BET Awards; Prince Royce, Farruko, PitBull, and Gloria Trevi at the Latin AMAs; Thomas Rhett at the CMT Awards; CMT Country Christmas; and in NBC Dolly Parton’s Mountain Magic Christmas. She has performed in videos for artists such as John Legend, Todrick Hall, Jeremih, and Galen Hooks. Solace was also a featured dancer in Crown Royal’s “If You Want Me To Stay” national commercial. Solace proudly originated the role of Ruby in May We All The Musical.

Solace’s improvisation classes are one of a kind and best known as “Authenticity in Movement” (“A.I.M.”), where she guides dancers on fine-tuning their inner voice & translating it into movement. It is important to her that dancers focus on the intention and integrity of the movement. She enjoys catering to the genuine expression of every student and loves helping IAX dancers connect to the deepest parts of themselves through movement and music.