Season 1

Join Emmy® Award-winning travel host and producer Mickela Mallozzi on her adventures as she experiences the world, one dance at a time! From re-discovering her family’s roots in Southern Italy to exploring the diverse regions of Central Asia in the hills of Turkey, Mickela’s travels explore the traditional side of every culture while connecting with the local community through celebration and artistic expression.

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Episode 1

Dancing in My Italy

Mickela returns to where it all started, the small, sleepy, Southern Italian beach town of Minturno, where her parents immigrated from over 40 years ago.

Episode 2

It Takes Two to Tango

Mickela gets up close and personal with the locals as she heads to Buenos Aires, Argentina, to learn the seductive dance of tango.

Episode 3

Jeju Fire Festival

The Jeju Fire Festival in South Korea celebrates new life – with it comes all aspects of Korean tradition, beauty, and modern advancement.

Episode 4

Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast

Former war-torn Croatia is one of today’s top destinations. Mickela explores the dance and music traditions along the Adriatic coast in Dubrovnik’s 1,000-year-old city.

Episode 5

The Lumbee Dance of the Spring Moon

Mickela joins a Native-American Pow Wow with the Lumbee Tribe, digging deeper into the obstacles that a non-Federally recognized tribe must face.

Episode 6

Hogmanay in Scotland

Mickela heads to Edinburgh, Scotland to celebrate Hogmanay, the world’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration.

Episode 7

Montreal Then & Now

Montreal’s European history translates to its traditional dances from France, England, Scotland, and Ireland.

Episode 8

Waltzing in Vienna

The world-renowned ball season in Vienna, Austria emulates the ostentatious lifestyle of the 18th & 19th century imperial family, the House of Habsburg, with its traditional Viennese waltzes.

Episode 9

Malaysia Part 1

Mickela discovers the diversity and multi-faceted cultural history in the metropolitan city of Kuala Lumpur, from its Chinese, Indian, and Malay dance influences.

Episode 10

Malaysia Part 2

Mickela digs deeper into the Portuguese colonial influence and the indigenous tribal communities in the Eastern part of Malaysia as she celebrates Gawai, the Harvest Festival.

Episode 11

Music City

Nashville, Tennessee isn’t coined “Music City” for nothing – Mickela discovers the traditions of American music & dance in this vibrant southern city.

Episode 12

Dancer of the Year

The annual Dancer of the Year Competition on The Cook Islands helps preserve and pass down the Polynesian culture on this island paradise.


Episode 13

Where Europe Meets Asia

Turkey is a country that crosses two continents, full of rich dance and music, from the bustling city of Istanbul to the fairy caves in Cappadocia.


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