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MiyeBishop

Miye started her dancing in Japan under her dad, John Bishop, when she was 10 years old. Her family moved to the states when she was 11 and she continued her training at Northwest Ballet Theater in Washington. Miye attended summer intensives and workshops at American Ballet Theatre, St. Petersburg Russia’s Dance Open, Ballet Bellevue, International Ballet Academy, and Kirov Ballet Academy. After high school, she was a company member for Bellingham Repertory Dance, where she worked with artists such as Molly Scott, Mark haim, Cyrus Khambatta, and Josh Beamish.

Miye has always been intrigued with traveling the world with her art and started volunteering overseas with Generation Peace Academy in third world countries, where she had one of the most unforgettable experience teaching dance. After her volunteering, she came back to her roots and danced with Northwest Ballet Theater where she performed in the Nutcracker, Dracula, Cinderella, and New Works. She also made guest appearances with Ballet Bellevue, Seattle Opera, Skagit Opera.

Miye has been teaching ballet and contemporary around the Pacific Northwest and most currently in Wisconsin. She has been a faculty for Monona Dance Academy and a choreographer for Dance Wisconsin for the past 3 years and she also works with Madison Contemporary Dance. She has worked as a choreographer for Transcendence Dance Company, Central Midwest Ballet Academy, and independent dancers across the Madison area.

Miye was certified in yoga this past year at Rishikesh Nath Yogshala and have started strengthening and restorative classes for dancers. She has now been to Taiwan, Vietnam, and Utah to teach at yoga retreats and festivals.