Michael Herring-Harman

Grad Teaching Assistant
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Herberger Institute


Michael “Nic” Herring-Harman hopes to always offer lots of fun and education in dance! Nic is currently pursuing his MFA degree in Dance from Arizona State University while also obtaining the Teaching Artist Praxis Certification offered through the university. Nic began his dance training at Motivation 2 Dance in Indianapolis, IN and continued training and performing with the Anderson Young Ballet Theatre and Ball State Dance Theatre while receiving his degree in Dance Performance from Ball State University and later obtaining his Professional Educator’s License in Dance Education.

Upon immediate completion of his undergraduate career, Nic performed as a member of the iLuminate (“As seen on TV’s America’s Got Talent”) Dance Company in Atlanta, GA; touring throughout the US and overseas. While also living in Atlanta, Nic performed with the Atlanta Jazz Theatre and Dan & Co Studios. In Indiana, Nic performed with the American Cabaret Theatre (“Swing,” “The Wiz”), Indianapolis Civic Theatre (“West Side Story”), and Regional Dance America. Nic’s choreography has been seen on many stages including Clowes Hall (Butler University), the Indiana Dance Festival (Fort Wayne, IN), Rohrman Performing Arts Center, and Hendricks Regional Health Performing Arts Center.

Nic currently works with the Corona del Sol marching band and winterguard, FeniX Independent winterguards, and ASU marching band. Past teaching experience includes directing the Dance Programs at Lafayette Jefferson High School (Lafayette, IN) and Avon High School (Avon, IN) where he choreographed for 6 dance classes, working with numerous State Finalist Dance Teams, IHSCGA Winter Clinic, Avon Winds, Gateway Percussion, Jefferson High School Bands, and many other performing arts pageantries.


B.A. in Dance Performance, Ball State University


Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
DCE 221 Ballet II
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
DCE 120 Modern Dance I
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
DCE 121 Ballet I