ANNEX is a repertory initiative collaborating with choreographers to create and/or set work WITH michiyaya dance.

Annex Vol. 1 will premiere Thursday, June 7th and Friday, June 8th at the Jack Crystal Theater featuring work by rebecca margolick and alexander diaz. 

ABOUT ANNEX Vol. 1 artists


Rebecca June Margolick is a Canadian born Brooklyn based choreographer and performer. She was a company member of Sidra Bell Dance New York from 2012-2016 and is a member of UNA Projects since 2015. Currently freelancing, she has worked with Patricia Norowol, Maya Orchin, Jerome Bel’s ‘The Show Must Go On’, Chris Devita, Lileana Blain-Cruz, Derrick Belcham, Emily Terndrup, Shay Kuebler, Donald Sales and Barak Marshall. Rebecca was a 2015/16 LABA Fellow at the 14th St Y with her co-director and partner Maxx Berkowitz, where they created the multi-disciplinary work birds sing a pretty song which premiered at The 14thSt Y in New York and the Chutzpah!PLUS Festival in Vancouver in May 2017. The piece is currently touring to Bulgaria, Israel and San Diego this spring 2018. Rebecca was selected for a three-week residency at the Derida Dance Center in Sofia, Bulgaria, supported by the GPS Program of Movement Research with funding from the Trust for Mutual Understanding. She was invited back to Derida Dance this spring to create a new work on the DancePORT artists, which premieres May 11th 2018. She co-choreographed and performed alongside Jesse Zarrit in the work 'Salome:Woman of Valor' co-created by composer Frank London and poet Adeena Karasick. Rebecca graduated with Honors BFA from the Tisch School of the Arts at NYU and has taught at UArts, Arts Umbrella, SFU, NYU Tisch, Derida Dance, The Ailey School and Rutgers University.


Alexander Diaz (Bronx, NY) Began his training at the Bronx Dance Academy and soon after the Bronx Dance Theater. While attending High School he became a Fellowship recipient at The Ailey School and soon after became a Certificate graduate from The University of The Arts. Most recently Alex has also become a graduate of the Training Program at Alonzo King Lines Ballet located out in San Francisco, CA. Mr. Diaz is grateful to have had the pleasure of performing works by Sidra Bell, Clifton Brown, Ronald K. Brown, Maurya Kerr, Sara Shelton Mann, and Earl Mosley. Alex has most recently joined tinypistol located in SF, and is also currently working with Diversity of Dance created by Earl Mosley, alongside INSPIRIT created and led by Christal Brown located in NYC.