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choreographer , dancer

Michael Joseph Koob, American dancer, choreographer.

Background

Koob, Michael Joseph was born on December 3, 1961 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Robert Philip and Kathleen Teresa (Casey) Koob.

Education

Student, Pennsylvania Academy Ballet. Student, Philadelphia Jazz Center. Studies with Hellmut Gottschild, Karen Bamonte, Ann Vachon.

Career

Principal male dancer, soloist ZeroMoving Dance Company, New York City, Baltimore, Pittsburgh, Washington, Berlin and Frankfurt, Federal Republic Germany, 1981-1986. Director Axis Dance, Washington, since 1988. Guest artist Melanie Stewart and Company Dance, Highlights: Bride's Tale Trilogy, New York City Sex and Dance Festival, Ann Vanchon/Dance Conduit, others.

Instructor aerobics, dance Temple University, Rutgers University, Rittenhouse Fitness Center.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Painting, photography.

Connections

father:
Robert Philip Koob

mother:
Kathleen Teresa (Casey) Koob