Founding Artistic Director of Nickerson-Rossi Dance, Palm Springs International Dance Festival, and Palm Springs Dance Academy, Michael Nickerson-Rossi‚Äôs choreography is filled with complex intricacies that unravel through a beautifully orchestrated mixture of artistic movement and emotional freedom. It has been recognized as profound and it is with this passion he creates quality and meaningful programming throughout the world. Currently, you can find Michael teaching choreography and composition at Johns Hopkins University’s Peabody Conservatory, Directing at his school “Palm Springs Dance Academy,” and continuing to present concert dance works in theaters worldwide and films online.