Michael Jackson "This Is It" tour rehearsals (June 23rd 2009)

Here are some newly released photos of Michael Jackson on stage doing what he does best as he rehearsed for his “This Is It” tour, which was set to kick off just weeks after he suffered cardiac arrest and died. The photos were taken last Tuesday (Jun 23) just two days before his shocking death and were released this week by Kevin Mazur of Wire Image, along with AEG Entertainment. Continue reading for all of them.

Michael Jackson "This Is It" tour rehearsals (June 23rd 2009)

Michael Jackson \"This Is It\" tour rehearsals (June 23rd 2009) Michael Jackson \"This Is It\" tour rehearsals (June 23rd 2009)

Michael Jackson \"This Is It\" tour rehearsals (May 6th 2009) Michael Jackson \"This Is It\" tour rehearsals (June 23rd 2009)

These two photos show Mike, director/choreographer Kenny Ortega and the dancers rehearsing at a studio in Burbank, CA on Wednesday, May 6th 2009.

PHOTOS: WENN