Michael Hicks is known throughout the country for his award-winning, high energy choreography. He has has been on the faculty of the Cecchetti Council of America and has taught workshops and summer intensives for many regional dance studios. Mr. Hicks has studied with Master jazz instructors Toni Lewis, Luigi, Joe Tremaine, Frank Hatchett and Gus Giordano. He is a former been an advisor for the Cecchetti Council of America. His talents put him in contstant demand for Master classes in jazz, modern, lyrical and contemporary. Mr. Hicks is also an accomplished performer; in addition to his appearances on the popular TV show, Dance Fever, he also performed and choreographed for the North American International Auto Show.
His choreography is his true forte; he has won numerous national overall awards for organizations such as Dance Olympus, Dance Masters, Kids Artistic Review and Starpower. Many of Mr Hicks’ students have gone onto professional careers with companies such as the Cincinnati Ballet, Celebrity Cruise Lines and Disney. He is certified with Dance Masters of Michigan and Dance Masters of America.