UPCOMING PRESENTATIONS

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WHY, ARE YOU?

An exploration on demisexuality through contemporary movement. This film focuses on the creation of connection by beginning a relationship without the sense of sight.

Director/Choreographer: Mikaela Morisato

Dancers: Melissa Anderson, Madison Pineda

Editor: Brooks Houser

Camera Operator: David Rockoff

First Assistant Camera: Lloyd Lenox

Key Grip: Robert Lak

Music: Multiple tracks by emptyset

Run Time: 15 minutes (2022)

TWO

To fall in love and to fall within love. A contemporary piece accompanied by original writing on relationships and dependency.

Director/Choreographer: Mikaela Morisato

Dancers: Dylon Cedillo, Mikaela Morisato

Camera Operator: David Rockoff

First Assistant Camera: Lloyd Lenox

Key Grip: Robert Lak

Stylist: Mamiko Nakatsugawa

Run Time: 15 minutes (2022)

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RESILIENCE

A contemporary work that celebrates Japanese culture and representation, featuring a cast who dances with strength, passion and resilience.

Director/Choreographer: Mikaela Morisato

Dancers: Mamiko Nakatsugawa, Namhui Kim,

Richard Sayama, Tsubasa Nishioka

Camera Operator: David Rockoff

First Assistant Camera: Lloyd Lenox

Lighting: Beaudau Banks

Key Grip: Robert Lak

Makeup Artist: Dana Akashi

Music: “RAN” by AUN J – Classic Orchestra

Run Time: 15 minutes (2022)

YOU ARE I

A contemporary narrative that focuses on nourishing distance. A dedication to learning to unlearning the divisions between us, for loving connections.

Director/Choreographer: Mikaela Morisato

Dancers: Malik Berry, Mikaela Morisato

Camera Operator: Lloyd Lenox

Music: “Remembrance” by Josh Kramer

Run Time: 3 minutes (2022)

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ARISING

From stillness to motion within a moment. A contemporary improv work of a beginning to end created without structure or timing.

Director/Dancer: Mikaela Morisato

Camera Operator: David Rockoff

First Assistant Camera: Lloyd Lenox

Key Grip: Robert Lak

Music: “Flight From The City” by Jóhann Jóhannsson

Run Time: 7 minutes (2022)

Hallelujah

A joyful bitterness of loss, guilt, hope and love. The original song by Leonard Cohen (1984) passes religious context and “simply taps the human condition described in the bible in order to provide counsel to the brokenhearted.” -Kyson Parks

Director/Dancer: Mikaela Morisato

Cinematographer: Regan Strand

Music: “Hallelujah” by Pentatonix

Run Time: 3 minutes (2022)

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UNTITLED

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Director/Dancer: Mikaela Morisato

Cinematographer: Regan Strand

Run time: 3 minutes (2022)