Michel Rodriguez Cintra
Michel (ensemble) joined Lucky Plush in 2013, originated roles in The Queue, SuperStrip, Rooming House, Rink Life and Curb Candy, and joined the touring cast of The Better Half and Cinderbox 2.0. Michel was born in Havana, and is a former principal member of Danza Contemporanea de Cuba, and danced with Hedwig Dances, Concert Dance Inc., and as a guest artist with Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. As a founding member and co-choreographer with The Cambrians, Michel was named one of Dance Magazine’s “25 To Watch” in 2014. Choreography credits include works for Hedwig Dances, one of which was a finalist in the A.W.A.R.D Show 2010, Visceral Dance Chicago’s Solus and Dance in the Parks, among others. Michel was named one of “The Men of 2010” by Time Out Chicago, and is the recipient of the 2013 3Arts Award in Dance. In addition to being an ensemble member of Lucky Plush Productions, Michel is an adjunct faculty member at Columbia College Chicago and has taught master classes nationally and internationally.