Michaela Harrington, Dancer
Michaela Harrington hails from Stillwater, Oklahoma, where she received her early dance training at Encore Dance Studios and Tulsa Ballet Center for Dance Education. She competed at Youth American Grand Prix (Houston) and placed in the Top 12 in both the Classical and Contemporary divisions. During the summer, she gained additional experience at Paul Taylor American Dance Company, American Ballet Theatre New York, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, River North Dance Chicago, Ballet Austin, San Francisco Ballet, Walnut Hill, Perry Mansfield, and Broadway Dance Center, frequently as a scholarship student. In May 2019, she graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arizona with dual degrees: a BFA in dance performance and a BS in neuroscience and cognitive science. While at UA, she performed works by numerous choreographers including Ohad Naharin, Jerome Robbins, Martha Graham, Christopher Wheeldon, Nacho Duato, and Darrell Moutrie, and had the opportunity to collaborate with the Tucson Symphony. Michaela is thrilled to begin her first season with Koresh Dance Company.