Michael Cook (Principal) received his dance training from the Tempe Dance Academy in Arizona and the School of American Ballet. While performing with Ballet Arizona Michael originated roles in Ib Andersen’s Romeo and Juliet (Romeo), Mosaik, and Swan Lake (Prince Siegfried). His repertoire includes works by Paul Taylor, Julia Adam, Twyla Tharp, Dwight Rhoden, and George Balanchine. He has also appeared as a principal guest artist with Cincinnati Ballet and Dances Petrelle. Michael joined The Suzanne Farrell Ballet in 2007.