Nanako Horikawa Mandrino
Nanako is a Japanese native who graduated Summa Cum Laude from The College at Brockport, SUNY with a BFA in Dance and a Minor in Theater. She is currently a Rochester-based freelance dancer and choreographer who performs locally and nationally with artists including Mariah Maloney, Heather Roffe, Andrea Vazquez, Mariko Yamada, Rose Pasquarello Beauchamp, and Natalia Lisina. In addition to performing at various dance venues across the country, Nanako has toured internationally with her own project, making stops in Spain, France, Romania, Moldova, and Japan. She is also part of the first cohort in the Certification Program of Projective Kinetics Motion Analysis & Training. Nanako joined BIODANCE in 2017.