Michael Ralph is one of Australia’s rising young choreographers who is sought after for his dynamic, unique style and fresh take on Musical Theatre story telling.
Michael’s choreographic credits include, Musical Theatre: Georgy Girl (Georgy Girl Productions) Company (Watch This Productions), West Side Story (The Production Company – Jerome Robbins restaging), NED – A New Australian Musical (Capital Venues & Events/GDP), Avenue Q (Trifle Theatre Company), Loving Repeating (Vic Theatre Company), Our House (Workshop – Storeyboard Entertainment), Georgy Girl (Workshop - Backstage Productions), Pacific Overtures (Watch This Productions – Green Room Nominee), My Fair Lady (Footlight Productions), Pippin, Milk and Honey, Flinders Street, and Happy People (Magnormos).
Television: So You Think You Can Dance? (Channel Ten).
Cabaret: The Petticoat Soiree, Yummy and Triage (The Butterfly Club).
Dance: Mood Swing (People’s Choice award 2011) and Project Elvis (Best Choreographer 2012) for Short & Sweet Dance. His two self-devised dance shows Now & Then (2013) and Hollywood Honky Tonk (2014) both played sell out seasons at Melbourne’s Gasworks Theatre and received positive reviews.
His performing stage credits include the roles of Skimbleshanks and Pouncival in Cats (RUG), Dance swing / role cover in Fame The Musical (GFO), and the world premiere production of Moonshadow (Yusuf Islam / Cat Stevens). Most recently he performed in Singin in the Rain and Pirates of Penzance (The Production Company).
As a teacher he is in high demand working and choreographing for many institutions all over Melbourne.