Faculty

Mishay Petronelli, Pedro Morillo Jr., Eshe Gibbs, Michael Gasper and Jarvis Langster

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Mishay Petronelli

Mishay Petronelli is an accomplished dancer, teacher and choreographer based out of New York City and Los Angeles. A “compellingly dramatic and athletic multiform dancer” -BOSTON GLOBE. Mishay has danced for a wide variety of artists including Jonte’, Janes Addiction, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, Icona Pop, Jennifer Hudson, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Mackelmore, Will Smith, Janelle Monae, Hailee Steinfeld, FKA Twigs, Beyoncé, Janet Jackson and in music videos for Whitney Houston, Nikki Williams, Beyoncé, Madonna and Janet Jackson. Mishay was a founding member of Dana Foglia Dance. 

Other credits include performances on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, America’s Got Talent, MTV’s “Run’s House”, Fashion Rocks, Glee, Lip Sync Battle, Kids Choice Awards, BET Awards, VMAs and Assisting Dana Foglia (Choreographer/Creative Director) for Beyoncé’s “Mrs. Carter World Tour” and "On The Run World Tour" to name a few. Mishay’s work in the fashion world includes choreographing and performing in Aeropostale’s spring and holiday commercial and billboard for Times Square; Choreographed a commercial for Net-A-Porter. Appeared in other commercials such as, Grand Hyatt, Warby Parker, and Verizon. Mishay has also  performed in Nike events in New York, Los Angeles, Stockholm and on Nike’s Campus in Portland, OR. She has also performed for Sephora’s Fashion’s Night Out NYC, appeared in a print campaign for Converse, has been featured in numerous articles for Dance Spirit Magazine, i-D Magazine, Vogue Magazine, and ESPN Women. Mishay has recently traveled the world on tour with Janet Jackson on “Unbreakable World Tour” & “State Of The World Tour”.

A passionate teacher, Mishay has been on faculty at Broadway Dance Center, and World Dance Movement/Italy. She has taught at numerous national conventions and choreographs for award winning studios and arts organizations throughout the country. Most recently Mishay can be seen in the feature film “The Greatest Showman”


Pedro Morillo, Jr.

    

Pedro Morillo Jr., also known as Cikmode is an established and distinguished Bboy (Break Dancer) whose career stretches for 19 years and counting. A native New Yorker (who began his career because of a video game) is recognized as “The Bad Boy with the Golden Heart”. He has amassed an impressive resume with an acting career because of his devotion to dance. Pedro is part of the legendary Full Circle Souljahs and Wash. Heights Bboys crew. Outside of battling and exhibitions, Pedro’s resume includes live performances, industrials, and appearances on: 

(As a Dancer) Late Night w/ Jimmy Fallon, The Tonight Show w/ Jimmy Fallon with Will Smith, and Jimmy Fallon’s dance double for a dance off skit with Brad Pitt. Saturday Night Live w/ Dakota Johnson, Wale, John Goodman, and most recently w/ Selena Gomez, MTV Video Music Awards with Nick Jonas, Lip Sync Battle with Stephen Merchant, and The Today Show with Miranda Cosgrove. 

(As an Actor/Dancer) Off-Broadway at the prestigious HERE Arts Center in New York City for the lead role of Joel in the play “How To Break” where the NY Times praised Pedro’s performance as what gives the play “It’s Juice”. 

Commercial appearances include Apple, Above The Influence (PSA), General Electric and most recently McDonald’s. 

From Break Dancing, Pedro trained Joaquin Phoenix in the film Two Lovers which sparked his long desired interest for acting and soon inspired him to seek training. While still attending The Maggie Flanigan Studio for Meisner training, he booked Co Star roles on hit shows like HBO’s The Leftovers and FX’s Louie. Since then Pedro can be seen on TV hits like: Law & Order: SVU, Orange Is The New Black, HBO’s Girls, The Affair, and Blue Bloods. Film Credits include: Ang Lee’s most recent film Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, and After Louie starring Alan Cumming. 

Pedro continues to train as a dancer but focusing more on his acting career. He continues to inspire the youth through motivational speaking across the five boroughs of New York City. His thrive to where he stands now has led him to want to pass on what he has learned in his career to help the next generation. Break Dancing introduced him to the professional world, seeing the world, and living a life where the possibilities are endless. He also would like everyone to know he wanted to be Spider-Man so bad when he was growing up and figured Break Dancing was the closest he could get to be him. 

www.PedroMorillo.com -- @BroadwayDRO (InstaGram & Twitter) 


Eshe Gibbs


Eshe Gibbs has booked numerous jobs in the professional dance industry such as live performances on SYTYCD,  Cymphonique Miller, Bow Wow, World of Dance LA, CityWalk and can be seen in the movie Santa Claus 3. She is currently signed with top dance agencies and are recently known throughout the Los Angeles County for choreographing 1st place National Title winning routines. Eshe has been technically trained in Jazz, Ballet, Hip Hop, Contemporary, and Lyrical and keep busy by taking class, teaching, auditioning, & sharing her love for dance with others.

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