A showcase for the contemporary dancer, Fall Dance will feature the premieres of new
works by three up-and-coming choreographers, including two UNCSA alumni.
Yoshito Sakuraba left his native Japan for New York at the age of 19, received a B.A.
in dance from Manhattanville College and then graduated from the Martha Graham School.
The founding artistic director of Abarukas, Sakuraba has won awards at festivals in
Italy and Spain.
A recipient of the Kenan Fellowship at Lincoln Center Education, alumnus Andrew Harper (B.F.A. ’13) describes his new piece as “clean and modern,
sharp angles and colors, ‘Blade Runner’ meets Maison Margiela.” It will be “a continuation
in my study of technology-driven movement and mechanical impersonations of humanness.”