Michael Schwandt 2012 Aussie Tour

Published on 8th Feb, 2012

Michael Schwandt 2012 Aussie TourMichael Schwandt is possibly one of the most loved US Celebrity Choreographers to grace our shores in recent years with a huge following across the nation for his Masterclass Tours.  This year he will be conducting Workshops and Masterclasses from the 10th to 30th March before heading to Auckland, New Zealand.

“We loved having you here and so did our students. They were buzzing for the next week 😉 It was such an amazing workshop and you were a real inspiration to them and us! … what you bring to Australian dancers is AMAZING. You are AMAZING!”

-Kristin Agnoli, Jason Colemanʼs Ministry of Dance – Melbourne

“Thanks for teaching our UDC full-timers today, they loved it!!!”

-Juliette Verne, Urban Dance Center – Sydney

“I just wanted to let you know how truly privileged we are to have you visit us year in and year out! Yet again and as expected, your classes were PHENOMENAL and my Students cannot speak more highly of you and I cannot THANK YOU enough for your time, expertise,
encouragement, dedication, motivation, inspiration…”

-Raquel Muia, The Performance Co. – Perth

“The kids just love him…heʼs inspiring. Heʼs so much fun to be around in class! The kids can really relate to him…his stuffʼs really current and fresh.”

-Maria Slape, MJ Dance – Mt. Gambier

Michael is one of the most dynamic contributors to choreography and movement in Los Angeles and is passionate about sharing his expertise and experience with Aussie Dancers. His extensive body of work can be seen across the board in television, commercials, corporate industrials, music videos and live special events, while crossing all genres of dance.

Some of Michael’s career highlights include staging Lady’s GaGa’s first ever television performance to the #1 hit “Just Dance” ultimately seen by millions around the globe. Since then, Michael has gone on to direct Miss Universe and Miss America pageants and choreograph performances by Katie Perry, Kelly Rowland and David Guetta, The Veronicas, Flo Rida, John Legend, Trace Adkins, Kevin Rudolph, Avril Lavigne and Boys Like Girls  to name a few.

Michael was the first guest judge invited to be on So You Think You Can Dance Europe (Ukraine Series) and was also a guest choreographer on the show, creating both group and duet routines for the series. He has choreographed numerous live corporate industrials for DirecTV, PUMA, Skechers, Jafra
Cosmetics, Charles Schwab and has worked on commercials for AT&T, MGM Mirage, Palm Treo, Land Rover and Mitsubishi. His additionalmusic video work includes FOX feature film theme songs for Garfield 2, Fantastic 4- Silver Surfer, Dragonball: Evolution and a host of dance artists like Che’Nelle, Brian Anthony, Uniting Nations and Taxi Doll.

A graduate of the University of Texas Radio-TV-Film Dept, education is very important to Michael. He continues to give back to the dance community by nurturing and educating aspiring dancers via guest master classes all over the world. He was on faculty at the world-renown EDGE Performing Arts Ctr. in Hollywood for three years and is a guest faculty on the Tremaine Dance Convention and Hollywood Vibe tours where he connects with young dancers across the US, mentoring about realistic expectations in professional dance. Other guest faculty credits include: Debbie Allen Dance Academy, Broadway Dance Center Japan, Sydney Dance Company, Melbourne Ministry of Dance, Manila School of Film & TV, Western Australian University of Performing Arts, Pineapple Studios London, Harbour Dance Vancouver, MBS Toronto and Manhattan Dance Project.

Michael you have such an amazing energy and enthusiasm for dance that it enlivens everyone that is a part of the class! Thank you for another wonderful workshop…..LOVED IT!!!!!”

-Renee Hallahan, Canberra Dance Development Centre – Canberra

“Workshops were just amazing. He has left a beautiful impression on our dancers and in our studio!”

-Charisse Parnell, The Dance Collective – Perth

“Thank you so much for your outstanding work xxx”

-Jo Cotterill, Lee Academy – Central Coast

“Thanks for coming to The Star Factory today everyone had a ball and your dances were brilliant xxx”

-Emma Nickoll, Star Factory – Perth

Michael’s Tour schedule is as follows:

Sydney • MAR 10-14
Canberra • MAR 15
Melbourne • MAR 16-17
Perth • MAR 18-20
Adelaide • MAR 21-22
Mt. Gambier • MAR 23
Perth • MAR 24-27
Gold Coast • MAR 28
Brisbane • MAR 29
Auckland • MAR 31

For bookings and enquiries contact mail@triplethreatdancer.com.au

Comments

  1. avatar Posted by Lynne on February 13th, 2012 [Reply]

    Can you please send me all the details for any workshops in Brisbane.
    Many thanks
    Lynne

  2. avatar Posted by Michael Schwandt on February 21st, 2012 [Reply]

    Hi Lynne, this is Michael Schwandt – Did Chris Duncan get back to you with details? She has all the info.
    you can email her for info on workshops at

  3. avatar Posted by Ty Marcell on February 22nd, 2012 [Reply]

    Micheal I am so happy for you and your wonderful accomplishments! You deserve all the blessings that are coming to you.

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