Michaela Cisarikova is a UK based choreographer, dancer and movement director. She is also the Artistic Director of MCDC – Michaela Cisarikova Dance Company - which she founded in 2014.
Michaela’s unique style fuses elements of physical theatre, contemporary with popping, breaking and other Hip Hop styles. “The way Michaela dances and tells a story is quite remarkable. You can literally feel it oozing from her” – Theatre Full Stop
Michaela Cisarikova is an Assistant Choreographer for Andrea Walker’s “HOME”: a new production commissioned by The Joffrey Ballet in Chicago. The work is part of a British triple bill alongside choreographers Liam Scarlett and Andrew McNicol. It will have its world premiere on the 24th of April 2019
Michaela always encourages dancers to share their individual techniques and practices to facilitate a collaborative and versatile creative process.
Michaela is a physical theatre and dance practitioner. In 2012, she completed her first class BA (HONS) Degree in Dance Education at Canterbury Christ Church University, where She began to train and develop as a contemporary dancer.
Michaela went on to achieve the Jasmin Vardimon PGCertificate in physical theatre; where the combination of character, narrative and physical theatre methods matched so well her own interests.
Commissions and performances include: Breakin' Convention 2017 at Sadler's Wells, Emerge Festival, Resolution 2017 and 2019, The Living Advent Calendar at Folkestone, East London Dance, Junction Dance, The Space Theatre, The Broadway Theatre, The Longfield Hall, Stara Arena (Czech Republic), Dom Kultury Cadca (Slovakia), Nakuru Players Theatre (Kenya), Footprint Festival and others
Michaela Cisarikova, brought a compelling visual appeal to the simple black box..." Graham Watts, The Place Review on "I Love Myself, Do You?"
"Cisarikova created a symphonic architecture of movement..." Erin Whitcroft, The Place Review on "Riah"
"...I liked her exploration of structure, perspective and space and the added production values of impactful costume and lighting designs..." Graham Watts, The Place Review on "Riah"