Mishay Petronelli is an accomplished dancer, teacher and choreographer based in New York City. Mishay is a principal dancer with Dana Foglia Dance, the new cutting-edge contemporary/hip hop company. She was also a featured performer in Rhapsody James’ show, Siren Assassins and she was a long-time performer and featured soloist in Jared Grimes’ Broadway Underground, NYC. A “compellingly dramatic and athletic”, diverse, multiform dancer, (BOSTON GLOBE) Mishay has danced for a wide variety of artists including Jonte’, Kanye West (on SNL), Olivia and Arie, and in videos for Whitney Houston and Darwin Deez.
Other credits include performing at Jacob’s Pillow with Dorrance Dance, performing for the Uganda Arts Outreach Dance Benefit, being a featured choreographer and performer for Creations by Nuri Productions, dancing on MTV's "Run's House," performing for the Nike Blast event in Stockholm, Sweden and dancing in the new Verizon Promo Commercial to name a few. Mishay also works in and around the fashion world and has performed for Sephora’s Fashion’s Night Out, assisted Jermaine Browne on the premiere of his new dance clothing line with designer Dominic Louis, has appeared in a Converse Print campaign with Luam and was featured in an article in Dance Spirit Magazine.
A passionate teacher, Mishay
is on faculty at Broadway Dance Center, has been on faculty at World Dance
Movement/Italy, has taught at numerous National Conventions and choreographs
for award winning studios and arts organizations throughout the country. Most
recently, Mishay was selected to be the first featured choreographer for the Pulse
on Tour and will choreograph the opening number in the summer and she also just
finished working with Madonna.