Her Story

"I use rhythm as technology of access to nature and human soul."

Artist Statement

 
 
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About  Mila Tina

Through her innovative mix of drums, percussion, dance, martial arts, visual design, and technology, Mila Tina captivates and challenges her audience with thought-provoking performances and educational material. Based in New York City, she puts on multi-sensory performances, hosts in-person and online workshops, and is in constant demand as a professional percussionist and performer artist around the globe. With her commitment to social progress and personal betterment, she is dedicated to using her voice to further the causes she believes in.

 

Of her many productions, highlights include “Her Journey,” a high-energy, empowering live solo drums, dance, and visual-art performance, as well as "Myth & Motion", a short film featured at the Latino Film Festival of the Hamptons, "Symbiotrix", a collaborative performance piece that explores sound, rhythm and movement as a symbiotic language, featured at Art Basel in Miami, and RitmoFit, a fitness program in partnership with Alumbra Sport, exclusively designed to sculpt women's bodies to the rhythm of live drumming. 

Mila is also the creator of drum and brain-based workshops and programs for adults, children, women, seniors, and LGBTQ+ where she teaches world rhythms using movement, empowering language, and  fun neuroplasticity exercises.

She serves as drummer for several music projects in NY, where she plays the traditional drum set as well as an array of hand percussion instruments. She has regularly jammed with members of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, as well as members of Paul Simon’s famed rhythm section.

In addition to her work as a musician, performer artist, and educator, Mila is a devout woman’s rights advocate, environmental activist, and voice for immigrant and LGBTQ+ rights. Through her one-of-a-kind art, she seeks to bring her message of tolerance and self-love to a global audience.

 

Her Mission

Mila Tina’s mission is to empower people through action and auditory art, by helping them find and embrace their personal rhythm.

 

She is passionate about movement, both in dance and music, and uses it to heal, empower, and build up communities.

 

Mila Tina is driven by the opportunity to ignite the fire in others, by channeling their inner energy and connecting with the soul in a way that makes dreams a reality.

 

She is rooted in the power of the arts and is on a journey to share it with those who need music and movement to heal.

 

Her Vission

Mila Tina’s vision is to build opportunities through music and movement for other artists, performers, and members of diverse communities.

 

She has found the power of rhythm in her own life and is dedicated to empowering others on their journey.

 

Mila Tina envisions a world where musical wellness, rhythmic education, and artistic expression are accessible to all who need it.

 

She wants to empower women, through collaborations with artists and immersive experiences inspired by her personal story.

 

Mila Tina wants to catapult an inter-disciplinary movement that fuels the passions of the people she advocates for.

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