Michael D. Jablonski has been a successful musical theatre dancer for over 20 years. He has taken his experience on the stage and transitioned it into the classroom where he has taught master classes for many universities and dance centers across the globe.
Michael recently finished his tenure as the Dance Captain of the Toronto and National Touring company of the hit Broadway show Matilda. He was part of the original cast of the Original Broadway production of Cry-Baby. Michael understudied and performed the role of Riff in the most recent Broadway revival of West Side Story. He was part of the Broadway cast of The Book of Mormon and went on to perform in both national touring companies. Michael toured the world with 8 different National Tours including Matilda, The Book of Mormon, West Side Story (50th Anniversary world tour), Saturday Night Fever, Doctor Dolittle, The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas starring Ann-Margret, Victor/Victoria, and Brigadoon. Michael performed 4 years with the Radio City Rockette’s in the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall. On film, he can be seen as a featured dancer in the movie version of The Producers starring Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane.
Michael has performed at many prestigious theatre’s across the United States including Goodspeed Opera House, Pioneer Theatre Company, LaJolla Playhouse, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre, Kansas City Starlight, Stages St. Louis, Sacramento Music Circus, Houston Theatre Under The Stars, Flatrock Playhouse, Riverside Theatre, North Shore Music Theatre, Forestburgh Playhouse, Atlanta Theatre of The Stars, Theatre by The Sea, and Austin Musical Theatre.
Michael has a Bachelor of Arts from SUNY at Buffalo and has been a Guest Lecturer and Master Instructor of dance & Musical Theatre audition technique at many Universities and academic programs across the U.S and Canada. He has taught at Shenandoah University, University at Buffalo, University of Texas, University of Utah, Sacramento Music Circus Summer Intensive program, and Stages St. Louis Young artists program. Currently, Michael is finishing his first year on faculty in the Music Theatre department at Elon University.
On the creative side, Michael recently Assistant Directed and Choreographed West Side Story at the New London Barn Playhouse in New Hampshire of which he was a finalist for Best Choreography at the 2017 New Hampshire Theatre awards. Michael has assisted David Marquez in the Pre-Broadway Workshop of The Adventures of Tom Sawyer that opened at The Minskoff Theater on Broadway. He also created additional choreography for the National Tour of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas starring Ann-Margret. Michael recently assisted Karen Azenberg for her musical staging of Les Miserables at Pioneer Theatre Company in Salt Lake City. He has also supervised 4 national tours and multiple regional productions as their Dance Captain.
Michael is a member of Canadian Actors Equity Association, American Actors Equity Association, American Guild of Variety Artists, and the Screen Actor’s Guild.