Chisa Hidaka

An avid practitioner of CI since the 1980s, Chisa Hidaka is the founder of the
Dolphin Dance Project ( in which she dances in and
directs films featuring improvisations between wild dolphins and trained human
dancers in the open ocean. Chisa is an MD (Cornell ’94) who also works in
orthopedics research and teaches Anatomy for dancers at Barnard College.