Michael Waldrop, originally from Los Angeles, currently resides in Germany, performing with Theater Koblenz under the direction of Steffen Fuchs. Michael has performed soloist and principle roles in the classical and contemporary works of Peter Chu, Daniel Ezralow, Bella Lewitzky, Cathy Marston, Tom Ruud, Uwe Scholz, and Josie Walsh. He has toured the world, dancing with Theater Koblenz, State Street Ballet of Santa Barbara, and Pasadena Dance Theatre, as well as guest performances with Odyssey Dance Theatre, Seamless Dance Theater and the Covent Garden Dance Company.
From the world of concert dance to the commercial industry, Michael has appeared in film, television, print, and stage productions including the feature film Underground Comedy, ABC’s Bunheads, Nickelodeon’s Fresh Beat Band, and the Emmy Award winning opening routine of the Jerry Lewis Telethon. Other credits include industrials for Disney and MAC Cosmetics, performances at Downtown Los Angeles’ Music Center and the Getty Museum for the Dance Camera West Film Festival, choreography for the American Choreography Awards, and a feature in an edition of Life Magazine.
In addition to performing, Michael’s choreography has been included in two evenings performed at Theater Koblenz, with a new creation commissioned to premiere in May 2017. He has also instructed and choreographed for the Joffrey San Francisco Summer Intensive, State Street Ballet Summer Intensive, and studios across the world.