Michael Mortley graduated from the University of Trinidad and Tobago in 2015. He attended Beijing Dance Academy from 2015 to 2016. When he first arrived in Canada, he worked with KasheDance and performed in Re:Imagining TPM in April 2018. He also worked with the Cultural Pluralism in the Arts Movement Ontario (CPAMO) at The Gathering in 2018, 2019, and 2020. Michael has had the pleasure of working for Winds in the Leaves Collective on the Searching for Eastman project as a dance and collaborator in the creation of that full-length work. He has worked with Ronald Taylor Dance on a project entitled Psychosis in June 2019 and then again in October 2019 for the Rendezvous with Madness festival as a dancer and cotume designer. Michael has also travelled to Winnipeg and New Brunswick respectively to perform in NAFRO Dance Presents: Moving Inspirations Dance Festival with KasheDance and the Impact Festival by the Atlantic Ballet with Wind in the Leave Collective.