Faculty Profile Mishay Petronelli

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    Mishay Petronelli

    Mishay Petronelli



    Mishay Petronelli is an accomplished dancer, teacher and choreographer based in New York City and Los Angeles. A “compellingly dramatic and athletic,” multiform dancer (BOSTON GLOBE), Mishay has danced for a wide variety of artists including Jonte’, Janes Addiction, Kanye West, Miley Cyrus, Icona Pop, Jennifer Hudson, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Mackelmore, Will Smith, Janelle Monae, Hailee Steinfeld, FKA Twigs, Beyoncé, Janet Jackson and in music videos for Whitney Houston, Nikki Williams, Beyoncé, Madonna and Janet Jackson. Mishay was a founding member of Dana Foglia Dance.

    Other credits include performances on Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, America’s Got Talent, MTV’s “Run’s House,” the Uganda Arts Outreach Dance Benefit, Fashion Rocks, Glee, Lip Sync Battle, Kids Choice Awards, BET Awards, VMAS and Assisting Dana Foglia (Choreographer/Creative Director) for Beyoncé’s “Mrs. Carter World Tour” and "On The Run World Tour" to name a few. Mishay’s work in the fashion world includes choreographing and performing in Aeropostle’s spring and holiday commercial and billboard for Times Square, choreographed a commercial for Net-A-Porter, appeared in other commercials such as, Grand Hyatt, Warby Parker, and Verizon. Mishay has also had been a part of performances for Nike events in New York, Los Angeles, Stockholm and on Nike’s Campus in Portland, OR. She has also performed for Sephora’s Fashion’s Night Out NYC, appeared in a print campaign for Converse, has been featured in numerous articles for Dance Spirit Magazine, i-D Magazine, Vogue Magazine, and ESPN Women. Mishay has recently traveled the world on tour with Janet Jackson on “Unbreakable World Tour” & “State Of The World Tour”. A passionate teacher, Mishay has been on faculty at Broadway Dance Center, and World Dance Movement/Italy. She has taught at numerous National Conventions and choreographs for award winning studios and arts organizations throughout the country. Most recently Mishay can be seen in the feature film “The Greatest Showman” as well as a part of Rihanna’s Savage Show for NY Fashion Week.

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