Michael Edge

Originally from Sydney, Michael trained in the Performing Arts for many years. He graduated from Newtown High School of the Performing Arts and furthered his studies with a Certificate 4 in Performing Arts at Brent Street Full Time Course. Michael had already stared in many Stage Shows, Films, TV Shows and Commercials at a very young age.

In his early adult life he went on to perform in the feature films Moulin Rouge and Bootmen as a featured dancer. He toured around Australia in the smash hit musical Shout! He also continued to perform in various stage shows and film clips in Australia and around the world with people such as Hugh Jackman, David Campbell, Elle Macpherson, John Farnham, Vanessa Amorosi, Marcia Hines, John Paul Young and Kylie Minogue. As well as Singing and Dancing, Michael also has appeared as guest roles in a number of TV shows, Feature Films and TV commercials such as Home and Away, All Saints, Always Greener and many more.

Michael is currently one of Australia’s most demanding teachers and choreographers. He has choreographed numerous corporate shows, open-air concerts, and functions – just recently choreographing a piece for Dancing with the Stars. He has been teaching for over 15 years at numerous Dance Schools, Full time Performing Arts Schools, Conventions and Workshops. Michael holds a Certificate 4 in Workplace Training & Assessment. His teaching methods have proven to be a huge success with hundreds of his former students gaining professional contracts in the Performing Arts Industry.

"Michael is an inspirational teacher who has a knack for getting the absolute best from his dancers. With a focus on technique perfection and choreography to extend dancers of all skill levels, Michael’s class is a must."
- Corrine Richardson, UDC Parent