OUR DIRECTOR

“Advocating for racial inclusivity, body positivity and more diversity within the arts.” 

Mikaela Morisato is a dance artist, choreographer, and founder of MORISATO. Her artistic experience extends through live performance, digital media, and film production within the art industry. Mikaela’s dance background comprises 17 years of concert and commercial dance styles, alongside improv development and choreographic composition. She studied with Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company in 2018-2019 and has performed works by artists from Batsheva Dance Company, Tanztheater Wuppertal, Cullberg and more. Based in New York since 2019, she has danced for Peter & Co, Mignolo, Nathaniel’s Dance Collective and freelance projects while having her personal choreography commissioned through Mare Nostrum Elements, SMUSH Gallery, Metuchen Arts Council, and others.

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PRESS

TILT SHIFT (2022) by Peter Cheng with Peter & Co at AAPI Dance and Choreographers Showcase Online, part of the Imagine Dance Festival 2022, presented by the Dance Managers’ Collective.

Manifested Destiny (2020) by Charly and Eriel Santagado with Mignolo at the drive-in premiere in Metuchen, New Jersey.

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