Member Since: 2021

Hometown: McAllen, TX

Michael Garcia was born and raised in McAllen, Texas and later moved to Dallas to further pursue dance at Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts and Dance Industry Performing Arts Center. A recent graduate of The Juilliard School, where he received his BFA under the direction of Alicia Graf Mack. As a dancer, he is a YoungArts Winner and an alumni of the School at Jacob’s Pillow. He has been fortunate enough to work creatively and perform works by artists such as Bryan Arias, Robert Battle, Aszure Barton, Sidra Bell, Ethan Colangelo, Shannon Gillen-Lipinski, Francesca Harper, Jessica Hendricks, Bobbi Jene Smith, Loni Landon, Donald Mckayle, Andrea Miller, Ohad Naharin, and Benoit-Swan Pouffer. Beyond dance, Michael has many passions and pursuits in both teaching and choreography that have allowed him to teach, create and assist across the country. This is Michael’s first season with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago and he is beyond excited for all of the opportunities and love this community has to offer.