ARTIST BIO // Alabama Ballet: Michael Fothgill, Choreographer
Michael Fothergill began his training in Ames, Iowa, continuing as a full-scholarship recipient with the Milwaukee Ballet School, Boston Ballet School, The School of American Ballet and within ABT. Michael has performed with the New Jersey Ballet, Milwaukee Ballet, City Ballet of San Diego, Charleston Ballet Theatre, and extensively abroad. He has danced leads in much of the classical repertoire, and in numerous contemporary compositions. Michael’s choreographies have been performed throughout the USA and internationally. Michael will create his third work for the Alabama Ballet this season. Michael is thrilled to return for his 5th season with the Alabama Ballet.
Sit in on an open rehearsal as Michael works with Alabama Ballet dancers preparing to perform his piece “Chiaroscuro” in the ELAV Showcase performance. Rehearsal is October 24, 4pm in the Estate Liquidators, Dance in Public Places venue.
The Alabama Ballet performs Michael Fothergill’s “Chiaroscuro” as part of the ELAV Showcase performance October 24 in the Estate Liquidators, Dance in Public Places venue. Attend the free public performance 5-7pm or purchase tickets for “dinner and a show” from 7-9pm. All proceeds benefit the continuation of East Lake’s REVIVE 2.0 project.