Back to Collaborators

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.

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon

Green Fischer 

Family Trust

Lindy Green

Family Foundation


RBC Emerging

Artists Project


Kaeja d’Dance would like to acknowledge that we are situated upon traditional territories. Our artists, collaborators, staff and team are grateful to be creating art on this land that has been nurtured by recorded and unrecorded human activity for by thousands of years. We honour and respect the traditional lands and waterways of the Wendat, Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation, and the Métis Nation. We are in the 'Dish with One Spoon' territory - a treaty between these nations reflecting a commitment to share the territory and protect the land. We also recognize the enduring presence of diverse Indigenous peoples on this land.

Charity #: 12754 5135 RR0001

© Kaeja d'Dance 2017

Website by Eve Schifman | Hand-heart icon created by icon 54 for Noun Project