Matilda Sakamoto was born in Los Angeles. She is currently freelance dancing and choreographing. She received her BFA from the Juilliard School. Matilda has recently performed as May Smith in Richard Nelson’s play, The Michaels, at the Public Theater and starred in Apple’s “Snap” campaign. Matilda has shown and created work for “Newsteps: A Choreographer’s Series” at Chen Dance Center, Dixon Place’s “UnderExposed,” “[email protected]” at Martha Graham, “STUFFED” at Judson Memorial Church, Triskelion Summer Fest, the Juilliard Dance Summer Program, and Highways Performance Space in Santa Monica. She has been chosen to be a summer dance resident at Art Omi. Matilda has collaborated with composer Petr Kotik, of the S.E.M Ensemble. She choreographed his dance opera, “William William,” which premiered in the Czech Republic and in Chelsea. Musical artists she has worked with include Tin, for his music video “Tender” and Kelly Zutruau of Wet for her video “Old Bones”.