Michael Ralph - Magnormos Contributing ArtistMichael Ralph

Magnormos credits: 'THE LAST TEN YEARS', 'OZMADE MUSICALS 2012', 'MILK AND HONEY (JERRY HERMAN TRIPTYch)', 'OZMADE MUSICALS 2010'.

Michael studied dance, singing and acting from a young age in his hometown of Tauranga, New Zealand. He moved to Australia in 2007 to study full time performing arts at Danceworld Studios Melbourne.

His professional music theatre credits include: CATS (RUG) International tour 2007/2008 in the role of Pouncival, FAME THE MUSICAL (GFO) Australian tour 2010 as Swing/role cover, and CATS (RUG) International tour 2010 in the role of Skimbleshanks.

Michael has a true passion for theatre, dance and choreography, and currently teaches at many dance studios around Melbourne including Ministry and The Space. In 2010 he choreographed FLINDERS STREET, a piece for Magnormos' OZMADE MUSICALS 2010 working alongside Thern Reynolds as director.

In 2011 his theatre dance piece Mood Swing won the Peoples choice award at the Short Sweet and Dance festival. He is also choreographing a cabaret-dance act to be part of THE PETTICOAT SOIREE at International Cabaret Festival in July.

Also in 2011, Michael was grateful for the opportunity and challenge to choreograph MILK AND HONEY for the Magnormos JERRY HERMAN TRIPTYCH.