Sadi Mosko is a dancer and choreographer based in New York City. Since 2016, she has been a performer and collaborator with Colleen Thomas Dance. Her own choreography has been commissioned by organizations including the Columbia Ballet Collaborative (New York) and Treefort Music Fest (Boise, Idaho). In addition, Sadi co-founded SilverMoss Dance Project, a platform for the works she creates in collaboration with Carolyn Silverman.
Originally from Boise, Idaho, Sadi graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University with B.A. degrees in both dance and sustainable development. At Columbia, through the Barnard College Department of Dance, she studied with artists such as Twyla Tharp, Andrea Miller, and Jodi Melnick and performed works by Sasha Waltz, Shannon Gillen, Loni Landon, and Alexandra Beller, among others. Additionally, Sadi has trained at multiple workshops and intensives in the United States, Europe, and Israel.
Outside of the studio, Sadi is a writer and editor with a passion for environmental sustainability. Her research paper, “Stepping Sustainably: The Potential Partnership Between Dance and Sustainable Development,” was published by the journal Consilience. Read it here.
EVENTS - UPCOMING (2020)
COVID CULTURAL COMMISSIONING FUND AWARDEE
Sadi is one of 69 local creators chosen to receive a $1,000 commission by the CCC Fund. With this funding, she will create a dance film set in the Boise foothills that explores humans’ relationship with environmental sustainability in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CCC Fund was organized by Treefort Music Fest, the Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts, and the Boise City Department of Arts & History.
LIGHT AND DESIRE
POSTPONED due to COVID-19
New York Live Arts
Performer and Rehearsal Assistant for Colleen Thomas' new piece, light and desire. Created against the backdrop of increasing extremism worldwide, Thomas joins five women from around the world, taking a personal and universal look at how women artists cope under oppressive and manipulative power structures. This piece is in homage to Women’s Month and the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
SPRING MOVEMENT 2020
POSTPONED due to COVID-19
Center for Performance Research (CPR), Brooklyn
Sadi was selected to be one of the six choreographers featured in CPR's Spring 2020 Movement Festival. She will present Tectonic, a dynamic trio that explores the concept of sustainability from multiple perspectives. What is sustainable environmentally but also physically? What can the human body endure? How do the cyclic relationships between the animate and inanimate features of the natural world allow nature to sustain itself?
EARTH DAY DANCE SERIES: ONE PLANET - TWO PERFORMANCES
CANCELED due to COVID-19
Sadi will reprise Tectonic in honor of Earth Day! Neville Dance Theatre commemorates the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with a special two program, two-day performance series of works by NDT and guest companies that celebrates the beauty and power of our planet while bringing awareness to environmental issues.