Mariko Kakizaki is a member of L-E-V Sharon Eyal|Gai Behar. Parallel to her performance activities, she teaches workshops all over the world. From 2012 to 2014 she was a member of the Batsheva Ensemble Dance Company. She has won various awards, including the Gold Prize at the 2011 Korea International Modern Dance Competition, the 2013 Kagawa Prefecture Art Newcomer Award, the 2014 Israel Jerusalem Dance Week Competition, and the Dance Award at the 14th and 15th Japan Dance Forum. She is a certified Gaga teacher.