Michael Sean Marye is a Toronto-based dancer, choreographer, teacher and coach. His performance career of over 25 years includes work with numerous dance companies and choreographers, as well as performances in a number of dance films. His most recent performances include works by James Kudelka and Bill Coleman. His choreography, which was nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award in 1998, includes works created for the Toronto Dance Theatre and Overall Dance, as well as choreography for film and theatre performances.
As a rehearsal director/coach he has worked with companies such as Ballet B.C., Toronto Dance Theatre, Coleman Lemieux Compagnie and Ballet Bratislava and he created an independent modern dance summer school for professional dance students, called Breaking Ground. He has taught at other Canadian dance institutions such as York University, School of Toronto Dance Theatre, L’école de danse du Québec and Main Dance Place. He began his dance training in Buffalo, New York. He continued his studies at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, L’école Superieure de Danse du Quebec and the School of Toronto Dance Theatre and holds a MA in dance from York University.