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Originally from Queensland, Australia, Michaeljon Slinger moved to the United States in 2004 to train at American Ballet Theatre before attending the B.F.A. dance program at the prestigious Juilliard School in New York City, making him the first Australian to be accepted into either one of these programs. In 2009 Michaeljon made his Broadway debut as an original cast member a...read more
In the studio, Michaeljon emphasizes style, sophistication, and the art of storytelling which is supported by a strong foundation of technique and musicality. By ensuring a warm and safe space to be creative, he encourages dancers to bring their own individuality to his work by pushing them to find the opportunities for nuance and athleticism.