Master Class: Miguel Perez
Miguel Perez Started dancing at the University of Arizona where he was fortunate enough to receive a 4-year scholarship for dance. He then went on to dance for both River North Dance Company, and Hubbard Street 2 in Chicago. After making a change from concert to commercial dance Miguel moved to Las Vegas to dance for Celine Dion ” A New Day ” at Caesars Palace. Once the Celine show closed in Vegas Miguel was fortunate enough to go on Celine Dion’s world tour “Taking Chances,” where he was also dance captain. After being on tour Miguel made LA his new home. He filmed two workout videos for Hip Hop abs and Dancing with the Stars. He’s appeared on Americas Got Talent, SYTYCD, and has danced with Leona Lewis on Dancing with the Stars.” Miguel was also a featured dancer in the show “Viva Elvis” for Cirque Du Soleil. He has performed on the Miss USA Pageant and Miss Universe. He also danced for Paulina Rubio in Mexico City. Miguel has filmed two movies “Behind The Candelabra” where he worked with Marguerite Derricks and “Ted 2 ” choreographed by Rob Ashford. Other jobs he has done are a commercial for “Acura” with Ryan Heffington, BodyTraffic Dance Company, Shania Twain’s show at Cesar’s Palace Casino in Las Vegas, The Oscars, performed with Taylor Swift on the AMA’s, and The Kennedy Honors awards tribute to Rita Moreno. His most recent credits include “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” at the Wynn casino and dance Captain for The Donny/Marie Osmond show. He has had the privilege to work with some of the most influential names in concert dance and commercial world like Jamie King, Vincent Paterson, Mia Michaels, Brian Friedman Tabitha and Napolean, Mandy Moore, Stacey Tookey, Bonnie Story, Tyce Diorio, Hofesh Schecter, Kyle Abraham, Victor Quijada, Richard Siegel, and Sidra Bell. When Miguel is not dancing he is also teaching for Cirque du Soleil’s shows, Universities, dance companies and studios all over the US. So many great artists have influenced Miguel’ s career and his goal is to share his knowledge and inspire! a new generation of dancers.