Mia Michaels is best known for her choreography for the hit TV series, So You Think You Can Dance. She won an Emmy in 2007 for "Calling You" which appeared on the show, and was also an Emmy Nominee in 2004... [more]
Mia Michaels is best known for her choreography for the hit TV series, So You Think You Can Dance. She won an Emmy in 2007 for "Calling You" which appeared on the show, and was also an Emmy Nominee in 2004 and 2008. She has appeared as a judge on SYTYCD as well.
Recently, Mia’s role in SYTYCD contributed to the show receiving the “Best Reality TV Show” award at the 2008 Reality TV Show Awards. Additionally, her expertise in the field of choreography has led her to share her talents as a regular guest choreographer and judge with SYTYCD Canada. Other work in film and television includes: “Cool Women” for AMC/DreamWorks Television, and award winning commercials for Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Bacardi, Coldwell Banker, Ziploc, the WNBA, Star TV and VISA. Mia's work on the Celine Dion show, A New Day, played at Caesars’ Palace in Las Vegas for over five years.
Other shows featuring Mia’s choreography include Celine Dion’s world Tour, Taking Chances and Cirque du Soleil’s first touring show, Delirium, which premiered March 2006. She has also created works for numerous recording artists including Madonna, Ricky Martin, Gloria Estefan, Anna Vissi, and Prince. Additionally, her choreography has been seen off-Broadway with “If These Shoes Could Talk,” and “Fort Chaffee.”
Mia is also the founder, artistic director, and choreographer of the New York based company, RAW. Recently, Mia was honored to receive the prestigious Tom Adams award for her dedication to TITAS and the arts.
Mia’s expertise in the area of dance has made her a highly sought after guest instructor and choreographer worldwide. She has held faculty positions at prestigious institutions of dance around the world including Alvin Ailey, the Joffrey Ballet, and the International Dance Festival of Italy.