Dancer Michael Garcia

Michael Garcia was born in McAllen, Texas, his early passion and ambition for dance led him to Dallas,Texas where he trained at many schools before finishing his early education at both Dance Industry Performing Arts Center and Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.  After his high school training, Michael was extremely fortunate to have received his BFA from The Juilliard School, under the direction of Alicia Graf Mack and been mentored by profound educators Lily Weiss, Jess Hendricks, Risa Steinberg and Francesca Harper. Since graduating in 2021, he is grateful to have been a company member with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago for their 44th season, recognized as a national YoungArts winner, performed at Jacob’s Pillow with Loni Landon Dance Projects, and is currently residing in Vancouver, BC as a full-time artist with Ballet BC. He has performed repertoire and creations by artists such as Bryan Arias, Roy Assaf, Aszure Barton, Sharon Eyal, Johan Inger, Andrea Miller, Ohad Naharin, Crystal Pite, Jermaine Spivey, Imre & Marne Van Opstal and Medhi Walerski. Beyond performing, Michael has many pursuits in teaching, choreography, modeling and looks forward to further cultivating his career beyond company life both in Vancouver and around the world.