Michael D. Gonzalez

Dancer

Michael D. Gonzalez grew up in Minnesota’s Twin Cities, where he trained at Larkin Dance Studio under the direction of Michele and Shirley Larkin. After graduating from St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists in 2008, he attended New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he earned his BFA in Dance upon graduation in 2011. While at school, he performed works by Gus Solomons Jr., Pamela Pietro, James Martin,and Lucinda Childs. He also danced with Andrew Jannetti and Dancers, the Charles Weidman Foundation, and the Trisha Brown Dance Company. Since graduation, Mr.Gonzalez has done company work with Cherylyn Lavagnino Dance, H. T. Chen andDancers, and the Sean Curran Company. He has performed with the Metropolitan Operafor the past two seasons and has stayed on as a performer with the Charles Weidman Foundation. Currently, he is a company member of CLD and SCC.