About Ballet Magnificat!
The People of Ballet Magnificat!
Omega Company Artist
Michael Viator from Augusta, GA began dancing at the age of 9. He trained, performed, taught and choreographed at the Columbia County Ballet, formerly the Ron Jones School of Ballet, under the instruction of Ron Jones. Michael joined the company of the school, Augusta Dance Theatre, at the age of ten. As part of the company, Michael performed in many ballets and had several lead roles. He graduated High School at the age of seventeen in 2012 and went through three years of ministry school at The Georgia School of Ministry following his graduation. He also was in charge of a dance ministry at his home church. Michael also attended Ballet Magnificat!’s Summer Dance Intensive multiple times in his high school years. He moved to Jackson, MS, in the fall of 2016 to join the Ballet Magnificat! Trainee Program where he had the opportunity to tour Asia with the Events Company. Michael was promoted to Student Apprentice with the Omega Company in August of 2017, and he was promoted to Company Artist with the Omega Company in August of 2018.