Faculty

Michael Casey Clark

Michael Casey Clark

Originally from Fishers, Indiana, Mr. Clark started dancing at the age of 19. He attended Ball State University graduating with a BS in Dance Performance with a minor in Theatre. He had performed with the Ball State Performing Dance Company, Anderson Young Ballet Theater and the Central Indiana Dance Ensemble.

Mr. Clark has studied and worked with many outstanding choreographers and master teacher including Gail Gilbert(David Parsons Dance Company), Franciose Martinett (Joffrey Ballet), Sylvia Waters (Alvin Ailey), Trinette Singleton (Joffrey Ballet), Luigi and Twyla Tharpe just to name a few.

Mr. Clark is very excited to be on the faculty of the Central Indiana Academy of Dance and looks forward to expanding his teaching and choreographing responsibilities. He has been on the artistic staff of Central Indiana Dance Ensemble since its formation.

Casey is an ABT® Certified Teacher, who has successfully completed the ABT® Teacher Training Intensive in Pre-Primary through Level 3 of the ABT® National Training Curriculum. Mr. Casey just finished his Progressive Ballet Technique Certification in Phoenix. He is excited to bring something fresh and new back to the studio. PBT will add to the technique of ballet class with alignment, stability, posture, turnout, control and balance! He can not wait to get started with these classes!!