The dance world and the rest of the world was shocked when the news come through last Thursday morning that Michael Jackson had passed away. I’m sure you have seen the coverage all weekend making tribute to this truly exceptional person and performer. Michael Jackson took dance to the next level when introduced to the world at a very young age. His unique style is still iconic today and will go on to be so forever. He will continue to inspire dancers of all ages from across the world. We have him to thank for breaking new ground all those years ago and contributing to how we see and understand dance today.