Body of Work

Michael (he/him) is a dance artist.
This work is dance.
This work is dance-theatre.
This work often involves audience participation... yes, that’s right audience participation... lucky you. 
This work is embedded in fantasy.
This work is interested in you.



Hold Me Closer Tony Danza:
The Farm

Kier Coreographic Award, Dancehouse Melbourne
& Carriageworks Sydney, 2020

AWESOME: A state of Wonder and Fear
Liesel Zink 

La Boite Theatre and Mad Dance House residency,
Brisbane, QLD, 2019

Throttle: The Farm
Performer/Collaborator, Bleach Festival, Gold Coast QLD, 2019

The Ninth Wave: The Farm
Performer/Collaborator, Bleach Festival and Festival 18,
Gold Coast QLD, 2018

In alphabetical order: Amalia Pica
Performer/Collaborator, Institute of Modern Art (IMA),
Brisbane QLD, 2018

Setting the Score: Vanessa Mafe-Keane 
Dancer, PhD research project (QUT),
Brisbane QLD, 2018

King Roger: Oper Australia
Dancer/Performer, Arts Centre,
Melbourne VIC, 2017

Reef Up: Liz Lea
Performer/Collaborator, Queensland Music Festival touring program, 2017

Deca Dance: Ohad Naharin
Dancer/performer, STRUT Dance, State Theatre Centre WA, 2016

The Stance: Liesel Zink 
Dancer, Metro Arts, Arts QLD,
Dance Massive Open Studios, 2016
Fact of Matter:
William Forsythe

Installation Activator, QAGOMA,
directed by Phluxus2 Dance, 2019

We and the Uncertain:
Liesel Zink

Rehearsal Director, Co-creator,
Zelyonka Festival, Kiev, Ukraine, 2019

INTER: Liesel Zink
    Performer/Collaborator, Flowstate, Brisbane QLD, 2018

Detective Kazuo: Cass Mortimer-Eipper
  Performer/Collaborator, Dance Film,
Sydney NSW, 2018

Turbine: Collusion Music and Dance
Performer/Collaborator, COCA- Cairns, Melt Festival Brisbane, Shanghai Dance Festival, 2018

Balloons and Granite: Liesel Zink
Performer/Collaborator, Australian Performing Arts Market (APAM), Supercell Dance Festival, Brisbane QLD, 2018

One Land, Many Places: The Farm
Dancer, conceptual development for Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, 2017

Desirelines: Collusion Music and Dance
Performer/Collaborator, Brisbane Festival, Hawthorn Arts Center VIC, 2017

The GIF of Dance: Matt Cornell
Dancer, Dirty Feet Residency, Sydney NSW, 2016

WOLF: Prying Eye Productions
Dancer, Judith Wright Centre of Performing Arts, Dance Massive Open Studios, 2016

I acknowledge the traditional custodians of the lands and sea on which I live, work and create. I pay my respects to all First Nations peoples and their elders past, present and future. I recognise and honour their unique connection to place, community and movement. Sovereignty was never ceded.