Corps de Ballet
Michael Santiago Paradiso, from New Jersey, began his training in 2011 at the New Jersey School of Ballet and, in 2015, continued his studies at Ellison Ballet Professional Training Program in New York City. Upon graduation in 2018 from Ellison Ballet, Michael joined Tulsa Ballet II. Entering now his fifth season at Tulsa Ballet, he has worked with many choreographers such as Ma Cong, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Val Caniparoli, Jennifer Archibald, Garrett Smith, and Andy Blankenbuehler to name a few. Michael returns this season as a member of the Corps de Ballet.