Michelle Alice Hotaling (ho-TAL-ing) was born in a bucolic town in upstate New York. Escaping to Manhattan at the age of 17, she first began appearing at local clubs around Manhattan while attending college. She performed at The Uptown and followed roots of her icon Bette Midler. Co-author of the memoir, BETTE OR BUST, which is currently in development for a feature film. She's made television and film appearances in The West Wing, Bedford Diaries, DNA: Guilty or Innocent, and Miss Congeniality 2, and appeared in New York theatre productions.
Her first album, Chained by Dreams was released December 10, 2006 by Quantum Sheep Records and captures her reverance for 70's artists such as Laura Nyro, Carly Simon, Bette Midler, and Stevie Nicks.