Captions Color Guard Movement
Michael is a originally from Columbus, Ohio where he was a member of the acclaimed Millers Blackhawks Winter Color Guard. While in Ohio, Michael served as the Director for the 1991-1992 Scholastic A Finalist Lexington, HS Color Guard from Lexington, Ohio and instructed various color guards including the 1994 Scholastic World Finalist Northmont, HS. Michaels dance studies started at The Ohio State University and Ballet Met dance academy in Columbus, Ohio. After relocating East, he continued his studies at the Alvin Ailey and Martha Graham dance schools in New York City. Michael had the opportunity to perform and choreograph numerous stage and video performances including productions for MTV, Sony Entertainment, Lincoln Center and Reebok International. He has also had the privilege to present Hip-Hop and Jazz Dance Master Classes and workshops in both Japan and Europe. Michael is an active Movement judge for WGI and Visual judge for DCI.