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Michael Rios


Michael is a Brooklyn native who received his training from Ballet Hispanico, Syracuse University, and Ballet Arts NYC. His teaching credentials include Peridance (NYC), Danza in Fiera (Florence, Italy), The American Musical Theater Academy (NYC, Rome, Nova Scotia), and several local studios throughout the NY/NJ areas. Most recently, Michael danced at the Chicago Lyric Opera House in their production of West Side Story. His favorite credit is Disney’s NEWSIES: The Broadway Musical (previously seen on Netflix, and available on iTunes/amazon). Other credits include; National Tours: NEWSIES, The Wizard of Oz, Hello, Dolly!, CATS; Regional: Hairspray, Fiddler On the Roof, Peter Pan. Michael was seen dancing in the Super Bowl “Pepsi Hyped for Halftime” campaign in 2014 and as a dance/aerialist for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines. Michael is thrilled to be joining the Beyond Dance faculty and community!

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