Mira Cook joined Battery Dance in 2010. A native of Austin, Texas, she studied and performed with Ballet Austin and the Austin Dance Ensemble and danced in California with City Ballet of San Diego and Liss Fain Dance of San Francisco. With Battery Dance, she has performed and taught Dancing to Connect workshops in Africa, Asia, South America, Europe and the Caribbean. She was the Battery Dance artist-in-residence at Bay Ridge Elementary School for the Arts, PS 257 and Curtis High School. Mira’s choreography has been presented by Battery Dance Company, City Ballet of San Diego, The Austin Dance Ensemble and Indelible Dance. Mira is the founder and director of NYCommunityBallet, a low cost open class series.
In addition to dance, Mira is a singer/composer and has released four solo albums found here: miracook.com
Mira says, “Dancing is my joy. I love getting to share this with students and collaborators in different places around the world. I learn so much.”