"Honey Delight" started the Carmel Delights' Dance Company to satisfy her taste for booty shaking. She has studied various forms since she was a little honeycomb including jazz, ballet, modern, burlesque and aerial acrobatics. She is currently the artistic director, choreographer, and dancer with the company. Honey has performed with various dance companies including Turner Ballet Company, Mendocino Dance Project, Mendocino College Reperatory Dance Company, Flynn Creek Circus, and Cirque Florale!
"Afternoon Delight" has been performing with the Carmel Delights since 2016. She earned her Bachelors of Music from University of Washington in Seattle. She has been seen in a number of local musical theater productions such as Songs for a New World (Woman 1) and Avenue Q (Kate Monster). She also performs classical singing for benefit events at Hidden Valley, Pebble Beach Country Club, and Carmel Valley Manor. Afternoon delight loves the sisterhood and creative encouragement the Carmel Delights provide.
"Sparkle Delight" has been dancing since she was two, training in various styles at Studio 10 in the Bay Area and Carmel Academy of Performing Arts. In high school, she danced with the award winning PGHS dance team and continued on to coach the team for four years after graduating in 2009.
Over the past 10 years Melissa has trained with several dance companies and choreographers in Monterey and Los Ángeles including the Infamous Night Rockers, Choreology dance crew, Leslie Scott & E.D.I.F.Y, LA Unbound, Amaterasu Dance Company, Chelsie Hill and the Walk and Roll Foundation’s dance team (now E.P.I.C Project). Melissa has taught many popular dance classes along Monterey Peninsula including Robert Down Elementary, Monterey Youth Center, Rockstar, Move Studios, Rancho Cielo, Porter Youth Center and SpectorDance. Her favorite styles are jazz funk, theater jazz and contemporary. She loves to choreograph and edit music and videos for the Delights and is a big fan of anything that glitters.... obviously!
"Cherry Delight" began her dance training in Kansas City at Westport Ballet School. Receiving a BFA in Dance from the UMKC-Conservatory of Music and Dance, She was fortunate to train with Master educators from Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Martha Graham Dance Company, Limon Dance Company, Alonzo King Lines Ballet so well as San Francisco Ballet to name a few. She moved on to found Contemporain-A Movement Collective and continues to perform and teach dance across the United States.
"Darling Delight" is a Pacific Grove local who has been dancing since she was just bite size! She has performed and trained in various styles such as Afro-Latin jazz, contemporary, and hip hop but her favorites are salsa and jazz. Darling Delight also performs across Northern California with a Professional Salsa Team! How's that for sweet and spicy?
"Sunny Delight" migrated north after performing for over three decades in the greater Los Angeles and Hollywood areas. Sunny began dance at the age of three, training in classical ballet, jazz and tap. Her first motion picture and music videos were booked by age eleven after she found that hip-hop, funk, popping and locking were the areas where she really shined most. Sunny performed as a dancer, cheerleader and member of professional companies. Eventually, Sunny found the perfect place for her passion in being a choreographer by landing as head coach for the high school she once attended. She led the dance team to successful regional, state and nationwide notoriety before relocating to the central coast where a career opportunity led her to becoming a Delight.
"Belle Delight" was a principle dancer for The Civic Ballet Company of SLO for over 10 years under the artistic direction of Drew Silvaggio. She has been graced to dance roles such as Flower Queen, Snow Queen, and Sugar Plum in multiple performances with a live orchestra. She was also able to be pushed out of the element, performing in contemporary pieces such as Alice in Wonderland, Sidewalk Stories, Midsummer Night’s Dream, and the Crucible to name a few. She enjoys the challenge of dancing lead roles in unique and original contemporary shows. Ballet has been able to show and give Belle an exciting life that she never thought she could obtain. Training with the New York Joffrey ballet company and traveling for almost 3 weeks in China are a few memorable dance experiences she cherishes.