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Mio Sakamoto

Karen's Mentee, Certified Kaeja Elevations Teacher, EXPRESS Dance Teacher

Kaeja Projects: Heart of the Park (2019, 2020), Kaeja's Dance Ontario Lifetime Achievement Award Celebration (2020), Porch View Dances Vignette/Flock Dancer (2019), plus more

Mio Sakamoto is a Toronto based dance artist originally from Japan. Sakamoto graduated from The School of Toronto Dance Theatre in 2017. In 2018, she has attended B12 Festival and Nuova Officinal Della Danza where she researched and trained with artists including Francisco Córdova, Ryan Mason, Johannes Wieland, Hofesh Shechter Company, and L-E-V Dance Company. She has most recently performed Mani.Deux by Northfoot Movement for its premier at FFDN in 2019. She’s been working with Kaeja d’Dance since 2017 and currently working in two creations premiering in 2021. She recently received a TAC grant to be mentored for the year by Karen Kaeja. Sakamoto’s choreographic works were presented in Canada and Japan.