Michael Wright is a professional dance artist living in New York City. Presently a member of Shen Wei Dance Arts and Steeledance (Teri and Oliver Steele), Wright has also had the privilege of working with Mark Morris, Itzik Galili, Chase Brock, Manuel Vignoulle and others. Wright has also performed at Tokyo Disney Land as a featured dancer from 2008-2009 and again in 2012.
While residing in Tokyo, he was featured in advertisements for Disney all over Japan. In his career, Wright has performed in over a dozen countries, spanning 5 continents in their largest theaters. He was most recently seen at Lincoln Center’s Koch Theater with Paul Taylor American Modern Dance and Shen Wei Dance Arts.
As an educator, Wright has taught open classes at Steps on Broadway, Gibney Dance Center, Peridance, and master classes at The University of Stockholm, Manhattan College, and the 5×5 Dance Festival (CT). Wright holds a BFA from Southern Methodist University in Dance Performance. He graduated in 2008.
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