Michael began his training at the age of 11 in Sacramento with Marguerite Phares. After high school he attended The Julliard School where he received his BFA in ‘96. Michael has danced for Hubbard Street Dance (Chicago), the Sacramento Ballet, Robert Oses, The San Francisco Opera and Amy Seiwert’s “IM-IJ-RÉ.” He taught dance and performs character roles with the Sacramento Ballet. Michael is on the staff
at Hawkins, teaching ballet and “Pas de Deux” (Partnering) for the Hawkins Classical and Contemporary Ballet company principal dancers.