Mishay Petronelli

Mishay Petronelli is an accomplished dancer, teacher and choreographer based in New York City. Mishay is a principal dancer with Dana Foglia Dance, the cutting-edge contemporary/hip hop company. She was a long-time performer and featured soloist in Jared Grimes’ Broadway Underground, NYC and was also a featured performer in Rhapsody James’s show, Siren Assassins. A “compellingly dramatic and athletic”, diverse, multiform dancer, (BOSTON GLOBE) Mishay has danced for a wide variety of artists including Jonte’, Janes Addiction, Kanye West (on SNL), Olivia and Arie, Icona Pop and in videos for Whitney Houston, Darwin Deez, Nikki Williams, Beyoncé and Madonna. 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, dancing in a Verizon Promo Commercial, dancing on America’s Got Talent Season 8 & 9, assisted Wes Veldink on the spring 2013 Joe Fresh Commericial, and performed on Glee 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 dance clothing line with designer Dominic Louis, has appeared in a Converse Print campaign with Luam, Athleta NY Fashion Show 2014 and was featured in articles of 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. Mishay was selected to be the first featured choreographer for the Pulse on Tour, choreographing the opening number for their 2012 NYC summer Gala. She also performed a parody music video with Miley Cyrus on SNL, assisted Dana Foglia on Beyoncé’s “Mrs. Carter” World Tour as well as Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s tour, “On The Run”. Most recently, she performed with Demi Lovato in NYC and performed on Fashion Rocks with Jennifer Hudson.