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Faculty on The Hartt School Dance Division since 2015, and Martha Graham School since 1990



September 24,25



New York, NY



University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

July 2



Tottori, Japan

June 24 & 25


Dance Archive Japan  日本語

New National Theater,

Tokyo, Japan

May 27


Dance On Ensemble

Mellowing by Christos Papadoupolos

Utrecht, the Netherlands

May 5 - 28

movment cordinator/choreographer

Beatuiful Lady

La MaMa Theater

April 22, Saturday


The Hartt School

The Joyce Theatre

-University Partners Showcase

Martha Graham's Primitive Mysteries

April 13, 15 & 15   Thu, Fri & Sat


Hartt Dances

The Hartt School
Pascal Riould, Steven Melendez, Jose Limon and Bournonville

April 12 & 13, Wed & Thu


NuVu Festival


LaGuardia Performing Arts Center

February 22, Wednesday @7pm


The National Arts Club

A Japanese Dancer in America

January 26-29, Radialsystem


Dance on Ensemble


Choreography: Christos Papadopoulos



August 15-19


Perpetuum Mobile Festival 

Bruxelles, Belgium

July 8-10


DEEP SONG by Martha Graham

SF Dance Works, SF, CA

@ODC space

June 10


NY to Tokyo

by Thomas Piercy

Culture Lab, LIC



Woman in the Cabinet


Creation & Residency

Watermill Center

Adam Lenz and Miki Orihara

May 5-18 Performing

Dance On Ensemble - Making Dances/Dance reply

Milan, Italy and Bonn, Germany

April 15-17 Regissuer

The Hartt School

Hartt Dance - Spring Concert

Jacqulyn Buglisi's SUSPENDED WOMEN

Jan 3-14


MGS Winter Semester

Advanced Technique Class  

Advanced Repertory

- In-Person classes at Christopher St Studio, NY


December 11-13 Teaching   

Special 3 day workshop,National Theater of Serbia,Belgrade, Serbia

Sep/Oct Filming  

The Woman in a Cabinet- New York, NY

September Filming   

The Graham Technique Level 2- intermediate level Standing- NYC


June/July     Performing     

Dance On Project  Reflection ProjectBerlin, Germany


7/19-7-23   Teaching        

MGS Summer Intensive      Advanced Technique Class   - Online Only


January    Teaching    

Movement Migration Winter Intensive Advanced Technique Class                


2020/12/28-1/15 Teaching 

MGS Winter Intensive  Advanced Repertory 


2020/12/28-1/ 2  Teaching 

MGS Winter Intensive Advanced Technique Class 



November         MG Technique 2nd DVD Filming


November         Hartt Dance  

Postponed        3rd NuVu Festival @LPAC 

Postponed        Woman in the Cabinet   Film by Craig Webster

Cancelled           José Limón Dance Co @Jacob's Pillow, MA

SUMMER           MG School Summer Intensive - Virtual

Postponed        The Perpetuum Mobilé Festival in Brussels, Belgium

Cancelled          Dance On Project in Lenven,Belgium

                             I could not go to Europe this year yet Dance On Project made this performance happening on virtual.


August 23-25    "Berlin Story"  A re-imagining of Story by Merce Cunningham

                            Dance On Ensemble   : Production| DANCE ON/DIEHL+RITTER

                                                This program is presented as part of the Cunningham Centennial celebration.

                                                DANCE ON is an initiative by DIEHL+RITTER gUG funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media


May 29-June 2  Limón Dance Company @ Joyce Theatre

                                               Stephen Pier and I are dancing “Weather in the Room” by Colin Conner, Artistic Director. 

May 19        ​       RESONANCE III  with DEZZA DANCE - Desiree Dunbar

                            @  The Orpheum Annex - Vancouver, Canada

                            Master Class with Nora Izumi Bartosik

                                               This program is supported by the Japan Foundation - Tour Grant for 2018-2019 and LaGuardia Performing Art Center

                                               MAM Foundation, ANA- All Nippon Airway, The Hartt School, Barnard College, RIOULT Dance Center

May 16        ​       RESONANCE III  @ Theatre of Yugen, SF

                            Master Class & Lecture at Theatre of Yugen

                            with Nanako Yamada, Yasuko Kataoka and Pianist Nora Izumi Bartosik

                                               This program is supported by the Japan Foundation - Tour Grant for 2018-2019 and LaGuardia Performing Art Center

                                               MAM Foundation, ANA- All Nippon Airway, The Hartt School, Barnard College, RIOULT Dance Center

May 10        ​       RESONANCE III  @ LPAC LaGuardia Performing Arts Center

                            with Pianist Nora Izumi Bartosik

                            *Master Class and Lecture: 

                            @The Hartt School-University of Hartford, CT, (May 4)

                            @Barnard College (May 9)                                    

                            @RIOULT Dance Center (May 11)

                           with Nanako Yamada, Yasuko Kataoka, Norton Owen 

                                               This program is supported by the Japan Foundation - Tour Grant for 2018-2019 and LaGuardia Performing Art Center

                                               MAM Foundation, ANA- All Nippon Airway, The Hartt School, Barnard College, RIOULT Dance Center

May  2                Nu Vu Dance Festival  @ LPAC LaGuardia Performing Arts Center

                            2nd Annual Dance Festival - I curate this Festival


August 30         "Lamentation" by Martha Graham

                           Yokohama - Minato Mirai Theatre, Japan


August 7           "Peace is ... Imagination"

June 16               Resonance II & Boys & Girls by Senri Oe

                            Kaatsbaan International Center

May 27               Noriko Sato 70th Anniversary Performance, Iwata, Japan

                            Danced Yuriko's 1968 work CRY

May 18-19         Ryan McNamara's Installation at ICE Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston

May 17        ​       Nu Vu Festival  @ LPAC LaGuardia Performing Arts Center

                            this was the inaugural performance, I curated!

April 27-29         "Appalacahin Spring"   Hartt Dance   The Hartt School Dance Division

                              Setting: Martha Graham's work @Millard Auditorium, Hartford,CT

March 24            "broken memory"   Kyo-Ku-Kan,NY Japan Cinefest 京空間

March 4               " Umi-e" by Stephen Pier  Masayo Isigure Koto Concert

                              @ Sheen Center, NY  Kyo-Ku-Kan,NY Japan Cinefest 京空間


December 15      "Lamentation" "Herodiade(excerpts)"  Noguchi/Graham & Page @ 92nd Y

                               Isamu Noguchi’s Dance Collaborations: A rare performance and discussion of 

                               Expanding Universe

November 4         film  -- 5x5 Dance Film Festival (Nov) @ CT

November 4        Teaching - Joy of Motion | Phone: 202-210-1383  | Email: Joy of Motion

                               1638 R Street NW, Suite 300 , Washington, DC 20009

October 5             film  --"broken memory" @ The Outlet Dance Project

September 30     "Lamentation"    Wake Forest Dance Festival

                                                    @Renaissance Center, Wake Forest NC   First Professional Dance performance at this venue.

September 29     "共鳴ーResonance"   Renaissance Center, Wake Forest, NC

July                        "broken memory" dance 

                                White Wave Dance’s 2017 Wave Rising Series Gala, 92nd Y, NY

June 4 & 5             "Broken memory" dance, BalaSole Dance Company  @ BAM FIscher     

June  1                   "broken memory" film NY Japan CineFest @ Asian Society

April 28 & 29        "RESONANCE II" @ LPAC, NY

April 27                  "Dancing for JAPAN 2017" @ LPAC

February 4            "broken memory" film

                                 featured  at Dance on Camera Festival, Lincoln Center, NYC

                                                        Miki's film "broken Memory" was featured at Dance on Camera, Lincoln Center on February 4th. 

                                                        Directed by Tomoko Mikanagi. We both attended screening and it was wonderful experience to see it on the big screen.

Feburary 2              Participated reading of"Thid from Left" at MG Studio


FRIDAY  DECEMBER 2nd  @ Kaatsbaan

共鳴ーRESONANCE  at Kaatsbaan International Dance Center with Senri Oe playing Jazz piano with Jim Robertson. Entire evening was a magical. Audiences were so engaged and I felt so special! Thank you Kaatsbaan to have us perform!

Miki is setting "Dark Meadow Suite"  on dancers of Ruters University, they will perform on November 30-December 3, 2016 in NJ

Celebrated my 25th year with Martha Graham Dance company in 2012.


Working with Wendy Whelan on "Moon Duet". She will be dancing at Chapelhill, NC and will be waring costume that I design and made.


November 11-13   "broken memory" by Miki Orihara (World Premiere)

                                 Film and live performance with Kanopy Dance

                                 Overture Theatre   ----- Madison, WI

November 3           Odoru-Akita International Dance Festival

                                 石井漠・土方巽記念 国際ダンスフェスティバル「踊る。秋田」 

                                 共鳴ーRESONANCE was invited and performed with RIOULT Dance NY

                                 -----Akita, JAPAN

October 14             "Passage" by Jean Erdman(1944)  

                                 Friday at Noon @92nd Y     -----NYC


July 9                        Part of 共鳴ーRESONANCE

                                 Belcampo Cafe     -----Amsterdam, the Netherlands

June                         "Memory Current"  (Barruch)

                                 Artists for World Peace     ----- CT

May 12-15               共鳴ーRESONANCE and Senri Oe's Answer July

                                  Theatre of Yugen     -----SF, CA  


May                         "Memory Current"  (Barruch)

                                  Japan Day      ----- Central Park, NYC

April                         Part of 共鳴ーRESONANCE   Tohoku Tsunami & Earthquake fund

                                 ----- Honolulu , HI


November             "Nocturne" (Clarke) 

                                Kaatsbaan Gala     ----- Tivoli, NY​

November             "In The BOX" (World Premiere)

                                Directed by Nissy, Music by Senri Oe, Choreographed by Miki Orihara

                                Performed by Senri Oe, Nana Tsuda and Miki Orihara

                                Premiere at MG Studio in NYC


November 5          Improv with Richard & Mika Stoltzman

                                Carnegey Hall, Weill Hall     -----NYC

September 11        "Memory Current"  by Adam Barruch (2014)

                                 Benefit Concert -Circle of Wind with Senri Oe at Merkin Concert Hall    -----NYC



June                          Part of 共鳴ーRESONANCE 

                                  Belcampo Cafe     -----Amsterdam, the Netherlands


May 16-19               共鳴ーRESONANCE​ at Theatre of Yugen, SF

March 26                  " There and Here"  by Take Uemura (World Premiere)

                                  Take Dance at The Schimmel Center at Pace University, NYC



May 8-11                  共鳴ーRESONANCE La MaMa Theater in NYC


May 7                       Curated "Dancing for JAPAN 2014" @La MaMa Theater in NYC

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