Choreographer and director, Michael Keegan-Dolan, was born in Dublin, founded Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre in 1997, and was its artistic and executive director until 2014.
He trained at the Central School of Ballet in London and in 2001 he began studying Japanese Sword and Yoga with John Evans. In 2002 he met Zhander Remete and has been studying yoga under his guidance for the past 12 years.
He was an associate artist at the Barbican Centre, London from 2006 to 2010 and became an associate artist at Sadlers Wells Theatre, London in 2011.
Keegan-Dolan’s opera choreography includes Julius Caesar (with Fabulous Beast Dance Theatre), Ariodante, Manon and Alcina for English National Opera, Idomeneo for De Vlaamse Opera, The Queen of Spades for Bavarian State Opera and L’Amour des trois oranges in Cologne. His theatre work includes Carousel, The Duchess of Malfi and The Oedipus Plays for the National Theatre.