Joined Ballet Arizona: 2017
Michaela Konzal is a dance educator, choreographer, and performer based in Phoenix, AZ. She graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts in Dance in 2012. As a dance maker, Konzal’s choreographic and performance work has been seen in Arizona, New York, Massachusetts, Texas, and North Carolina. She was recognized in 2016 as being a leader in the dance community with a nomination for the Mayor’s Arts Awards. She has also held administrative positions with nationally recognized arts organizations such as The Yard, American Dance Festival, and Ballet Arizona. Currently, Konzal teaches dance to all ages and abilities and is known for cultivating a high energy, judgement free, and positive classroom environment. She recently completed an extensive training program through the National Center for Creative Aging that fosters the relationship between healthy aging and creativity. This is Miss Michaela’s first year teaching at Ballet Arizona.