Photographed by Jaqlin Medlock
TitleAssistant Director of Visual and Performing Arts Admissions
Liaison to the Dance Advisory Board
Mondo Morales, a graduate of Marymount Manhattan College, has spent his post collegiate years shaping and shifting the costume design field. His background in both dance and styling are apparent in his work. He has costumed for artists such as The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Marymount Manhattan College, The Steps Ensemble, Jennifer Archibald, The Fosse Foundation, Hope Boykin, Earl Mosley, Sonya Tayeh, and Pascal Rioult among others. Mondo acted as The Alvin Ailey School’s Costume Coordinator/Wardrobe Supervisor from 2012-2015 and is currently on staff at Marymount Manhattan College as the Assistant Director of Fine and Performing Arts Admissions.
Mondo is also a freelance Art Director collaborating with dance artists such as Sidra Bell, Jeremy McQueen, and Christian Von Howard, and photographers such as Jaqi Medlock, Jubal Battisti and Matthew Murphy. Mondo’s most recent solo work, “Skinetic Moments”, was presented at G Lounge and ALOFT Hotel Harlem and showcased a series of images exploring color and paint as dancers’ apparel. In Feb of 2018, Mondo will release his first collection named ONYX. This collection is featured in a short film by Angelo Soriano and choreographer Angelica Stiskin.