Associate Director of the Topological Media Lab
Chair of the Department of Contemporary Dance Concordia University
Graduate of Hartford Conservatory - former Assistant Artistic Director of le Groupe de la Place Royale - founder and choreographer of Montanaro Dance – has choreographed for a number of companies such as Winnipeg Contemporary Dancers, Danse Partout, the National Film Board of Canada, l’Opéra de Montréal - collaborated on video sensing systems to create interactive works at the “Institute for Studies in the Arts”, Arizona State University - has travelled world-wide as a consultant for an interactive image museum project based in Portugal. - Choreographer for Varekai, a Cirque du Soleil production.
Michael has a background that has crossed the boundaries of many different art forms. Accomplished as a composer, musician, actor and trans-disciplinary artist, he is best known for his work in the field of dance.