Michael Gardiner

Michael Gardiner started dancing in Denver, Colorado when he was 4 years old. At the age of 10 he moved to Galway, Ireland where he joined the renowned Hession School. Michael won many major titles including two World Championships, with a historic World Title win in the same year as his brother Matthew. Michael joined Riverdance in 2015, when he successfully auditioned at the Riverdance Summer School. As part of the Riverdance team, Michael is honoured to have performed with Riverdance all over the world, including North America and China. He performed for Pope Francis in Croke Park Dublin in 2018 and was part of the creative team on a special piece for the World Meeting of Families. Michael and his brother Matthew showcase their creative side on social media, where they have over 1 million followers. @gardinerbrothers Michael is a qualified Architect from the University of Limerick. He is a huge Denver Broncos fan and an avid lover of traditional Irish music. @mike_gardiner95