Michael Hughes

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Michael grew up training in all genres of dance and performing arts on the Gold Coast and Brisbane before travelling overseas to study further at places such as Broadway Dance Centre USA, Pineapple Dance Studio’s and Studios 68 UK and En Dance Studio Shibuya, JAPAN.  

Performing professionally in - ‘Burn the Floor UNTAPPED’, Princess Cruise Lines, Norwegian Cruise Lines, David Atkins Enterprises and musicals ‘Boy from Oz’ and ‘All Shook Up.’

In 2016, Michael completed the ‘Dream Dance Company’ Show Business course under the direction of Marko Panzic, where he was trained by the international likes of Danielle Polanco, Candace Brown, Gerran Reese. 

Some of Michael’s commercial credits include performances at the NRL Grand Final, 6th AACTA awards, American NFL Grand Final, Taylor Swifts Red Tour Opening Act and Big Brother Launch Night. He has performed alongside artists such as Marcia Hines, Jessica Mauboy, Tim Campbell, Prinnie Stevens, Nathaniel Willemse, Sneaky Sound System and Ministry of Sounds ‘Vandalism’ just to name a few.

In 2017, Michael completed a highly successful season with Opera Australia performing in Carmen (Handa on Sydney Harbour) choreographed by the amazing Kelley Abbey and directed by Andy Morton. 

Most Recently, Michael worked as art of the professional team of the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games Opening and Closing Ceremonies performing alongside Ricki Lee, Delta Goodrem, Anthony Callea, Guy Sebastian and Samantha Jade. 

 Michael has also performed in‘ Viva Tropicana Spectaular’ as Male Swing/ Dancer for Aerial Angels Productions in a resident show in HONG KONG and was also apart of the cast for a brand new show ‘Colour Emotion’ for Tap for All in SYDNEY in October 2018. 2019 has seen Michael join the cast of ‘Diamonds After Dark’ as Featured Male Dancer for Mission Entertainment Co. providing shows throughout QLD and NSW. Currently Michael has just wrapped filming on set for the new Elvis Movie for Warner Bros. productions – followed by a highly successful season of La Traviata Opera Australia choreographed by Shannon Burns.