Michael Rhodes was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and has been trained in all styles of dance at an early age. From the age of 13, he added Hip Hop to his repertoire and from then, there was no looking back.
Michael has been dancing professionally in the entertainment industry in various music videos, live shows, and movies and has worked with entertainers such as Janet Jackson, Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato, Lady Gaga, Jacob Latimore, Destiny’s Child, and more. He has a reputation as being one of Canada’s most prestigious and “asked for” dancers.
Mike now resides in Los Angeles, California where he continues to pursue his dance career. He has appeared in films such as “Bridesmaids”, “Percy Jackson and The Olympians” and Disney’s “Camp Rock 2”. He has also danced on the television shows, “America’s Got Talent”, “106 n Park”, “Victorious” and “So Random”. He has appeared on the “MMVA’s” performing with Justin Bieber, and on “Good Morning America” with Laurie Ann Gibson aka “Harlee”. Mike will also be touring with Nicki Minaj on her “Pink Friday” Tour.
Michael is also the proud co founder and director of Drop Dance Intensive, an “in studio” workshop company that tries to break away from the obvious “dance convention” and offer new and exciting classes. Michael acquired many different contacts from fellow dancers, teachers, choreographers and other dance companies. This allowed him to establish DDI and to ultimately share his expertise in the art of dance.
TDA is ALWAYS super excited to have Michael at the studio for his amazing classes in Hip-Hop! He is an industry favourite and definitely one of OUR favourite guest teachers.