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Mikey Perkins





 

Mikey grew up in upstate New York, and is co-director of Perkins School of the Arts in Norwich, NY. Mikey graduated with a BFA in Fine Arts from Nazareth College and worked many years in Manhattan as an Art Director for Dentsu Next advertising agency.  In 2009 Mikey became executive director of Phoenix Project Dance and has toured throughout Germany, Greece, Dominican Republic, Jamacia and across the US and Canada. Mikey has had the honor to have choreographed  and won 10 National Championships for his school and was the recipiant of America’s Young Choreographer if the Year in 2003 & America’s Choreographer if the Year in 2006. His work has been featured in many festivals such as Thang Dao Contemporary Dance Festival, Downtown Dance, Fringe, Tanz Tage: Munich, Elan Awards, and Impressions NYC. With a passion for both dance and art, Mikey has taught  and choreographed for many High Schools, studios and Universities throughout the Northeast & Canada