Darlings, we are thrilled to announce we have hired a new TIT (Teacher In Training!): The fabulous, fantastical, uber-talented Moscato Extatique! They will be observing and training over the next few months, and you will see them in rotation in 2019 (ps… Pilates with Moscato, anyone??). They are also performing in Friday’s SOLD OUT Faculty Showcase!
In the meantime, learn more about our new fabulous faculty member!
Moscato Extatique is a classically trained dancer and award winning choreographer based out of Seattle, WA. They graduated Magna Cum Laude with a BFA in Dance from Cornish College of the Arts where they studied neo-burlesque theory & performance under the instruction of Cherry Manhattan. Moscato has appeared in dance works by esteemed choreographers Donald Byrd, Sidra Bell, Wade Madsen and was a member of LED Boise.
This tempting tart is one fourth of Seattle’s very own burlesque sensations Mod Carousel, a dancer for House of Verlaine, and has graced the stage in productions by BenDeLaCreme and Verlaine & McCann Present. Moscato has also appeared in the Vancouver International Burlesque Festival, Texas Burlesque Festival, Freezing Tassel Burlesque Festival, the Moisture Festival, as well as The Seattle & New York Boylesque Festivals.
Photo: Ji Ji Lee
Teaching Experience: Moscato is a certified Pilates mat instructor and has taught workshops and pop up clases since 2016. They have taught ballet and contemporary dance styles to students of all ages and levels since the age of 16. Moscato was a Teaching Assistant to Cherry Manhattan’s Burlesque Theory & Performance class at Cornish College is the Arts in 2016.
Photo: Sydney Akagi
Other experiences: Since moving to the Pacific Northwest Moscato has been featured in various theatrical and dance productions including Land of the Sweets: The Burlesque Nutcracker, Through the Looking Glass: The Burlesque Alice in Wonderland, BenDeLaCreme’s Beware the Terror of Gaylord Manor, The Gifts of War Project, The Men in Dance Festival, and was a featured choreographer and principal dancer for 127th St. Dance Company. Moscato was presented the 2016 DanceCrush Award from SeattleDances for their choreographic work “cold side [of the pillow]”.
Photo: Meneldor Photography
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