92Y Instructor Biography

Mic Croitoru

Mic Croitoru MFA, BFA has taught movement education in K-college institutions nationally/internationally. With over 20 years of experience as a practitioner in Dance, Martial Arts and Athletics, he has studied over 80 movement disciplines. As a community health practitioner, Mic has worked within the areas of Special Needs, Parkinson’s and Stroke Rehabilitation Research, and more recently Therapeutic Movement for Victims of Bodily or Psychological Trauma and/or Torture.

As an Educator, he creates strong student-centered relationships based on trust, mutual respect and the sharing of ideas. His research interests include: self-regulation learning tools; anti-oppressive pedagogy; hybrid-online movement education; multilateral student-centered curriculum design; therapeutic/healing movement environments; and higher order thinking.

Mic has maintained a progressive artistic career at the forefront of movement and technology having worked with a number of interdisciplinary teams including the Concordia University Black Box Theatre with Michael Montanaro and Sha Shin Wei, IStage at Arizona State University, and the Attakkalari Center for Movement Arts in, Bangalore India.

He holds particular strengths within Somatics, Improvisation, Site-specific Creation, Arts Integration, Education, Media/Technology and Creative Practice and Process Development etc.