Michael Stein, Britney Spears’ dance captain on her Piece of Me tour, died on December 23, 2023. Stein’s partner, Kaylie Lee, announced the news on what would have been the dancer’s 33rd birthday, January 10, 2024. “As tears roll down my face, all I can think about is the incredibly huge hole that is left in all of us, knowing that he is no longer here,” Lee wrote on Instagram

Michael Stein’s cause and place of death are a mystery

Michael Stein’s cause of death hasn’t been revealed. His death went under the radar for weeks until his partner broke the news. 

Lee didn’t offer details about Stein’s passing. However, she wrote about her adoration for him and her appreciation for their time together. Lee wrote:

“10 years of adventure, laughs, love and living out our dreams in LA together. He was my best friend, the Wall-E to my Eve, and was always the first person to give me that extra push of courage and confidence in myself when I needed it. And for those closest to him, he was brutally honest, even when we didn’t want to hear it. A true friend.”