Mistaya Hemingway is a freelance dancer, choreographer, filmmaker and urban thinker living in Montreal. She began her career in Europe with the Dutch National Ballet, followed by a brief stint at Alberta Ballet and then nine years with La La La Human Steps, performing in onstage and screen version of Amelia, Amjad and Les Boréades. Mistaya also spent time in New York City studying acting and then in Chicago dancing for Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Her artistic experience covers a wide range of styles and inspirations, from classical to improvisation and performance theatre. In the last few years Mistaya earned a degree in urban planning and has since been creating her own screendance projects, performing in music videos and working with dance in visual projections and mixed media. Mistaya is inspired by the city and collaborations with others. She is fuelled by her passion for music that fills the soul to overflowing.