Michael Roberson and Lelia Rosenkrans have been working together since 2015 as fellow company members and collaborators. This has taken them on many journeys over the years, so scroll down for some highlights!
Dance on Film @ Momentary Talent Show
Premiered June 20, 2020
Premiered March 2019 at NYC's Tank Theater in collaboration with Michael Roberson and Gabrielle Confer
NACHMO! Festival Boston with Michael Roberson
Michael Roberson and Lelia Rosenkrans premiered "A Last Dance" at the National Choreographer's Month (NACHMO!) Festival on February 9th, 2019 at The Dance Complex in Boston!
A huge THANK YOU to everyone who came out to support or supported the piece/process in other ways.
Michael Roberson began Irish dancing at age 9 in Little Rock, Arkansas, and competed for 9 years before starting his performance career with Take The Floor in 2012. He has since gone on to tour North America as the lead performer in Rhythm in the Night and with Carol of the King and Celtic Angels. Most recently, he was a co-choreographer, lead male dancer, and dance captain for A Celtic Christmas Story and Celtic America with Brooklyn Irish Dance Company, and a member of the opening cast of Jigs, Dreams & Reality. Michael is also a company member of American Company of Irish Dance, and an active member of Little Rock Untapped, Arkansas’ only professional tap company.
Michael got his first taste of Modern/Contemporary Dance at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock where he also first met Lelia. During his time at the University of Arkansas, Little Rock, he performed in dance works by Matthew Boyce, Lelia Rosenkrans, Stephanie Thibeault, and Stephen K. Stone.