Mikaila Ware, making her HGO debut, has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Florida State University. She began her dance training at Fort Stewart, Georgia at the age of five. Now a New York-based movement artist, Ware has worked in the mediums of dance and film with choreographers such as Davalois Fearon, Kayla Farrish, André Zachery, and Johnnie Cruise Mercer. Her performances have been featured in outlets including the New York Times, Dance Magazine, and Dance Enthusiast. She completed the Accessibility Partnerships and Programs Fellowship at Lincoln Center and is an alumna of the Diversity in Arts Leadership program with the Arts and Business Council of New York.