Mia Michaels



  • Birth Name: Mia Melchiona
  • Birth Place: Coconut Grove, FL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/22/1966, Pisces
  • Profession: Choreographer; dancer
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Mia Michaels Fast Facts:
  • Grew up in a family of dancers; both her father and sister were dance teachers.
  • Has never danced professionally.
  • Started dancing when she was 3 and choreographing at 15.
  • Studied dance at New World School of the Arts in Miami.
  • Has choreographed dancers for Celine Dion's Las Vegas show A New Day, and for the Cirque du Soleil production Delirium.
  • Founded the New York-based dance company R.A.W. (Reality at Work).
  • Was rumored to have cancer after shaving her head, though those rumors were dispelled. She said, of her hair, that she "just felt the need to get rid of it."
  • Mia Michaels Relationships:
  • Dana O’Keefe - Sister
  • Joe Michaels - Father
  • Ruth Melchiona - Mother
  • Mia Michaels Awards:
  • 2003 Emmy: Outstanding Choreography - Nominee
  • 2007 Emmy: Outstanding Choreography - Winner
  • 2009 Emmy: Outstanding Choreography - Nominee
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Choreography - Winner
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Choreography - Winner

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