Classical Ballet / Dancer
Mikhael Plain was born and raised in California, USA. His training throughout the states included a 5 year apprenticeship with the Sacramento Ballet as a teenager. He then joined the premier American ballet company, San Francisco Ballet in 1995. In 2000, he embraced Miami’s Maximum Dance Company as a principal dancer, under the direction of Yanis Pikieris and Australian David Palmer. He relocated to Australasia in 2004, spending 2.5 years with the Royal New Zealand Ballet, thrilling audiences as Franz in Coppelia, Jonathan Harker in Dracula, and Goro in Madame Butterfly, to name a few. Throughout his career, he has distinguished himself as a principal in works by such internationally admired choreographers as William Forsythe, Mark Morris, Stanton Welch, Sir Kenneth McMillan, David Bintley, Javier de Frutos, and Ivonice Satie. After a 3 year hiatus from the professional stage, Mikhael joins Melbourne Ballet Company for Project Six, Moment of Inertia.
- Melbourne Ballet Company