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Chicago, IL

Photo courtesy of the artist

J'Sun Howard is a Chicago-based dancemaker and the recipient of several prestigious awards, including the National Endowment for the Arts, National Performance Network Creation Fund and Development Fund Awards, a 3Arts Award, and the inaugural City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events’ Esteemed Artist Award. Additionally, he is recognized as an Asian Cultural Council Fellow. His works have been showcased at prominent venues such as Links Hall, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Steppenwolf Theater Company, Defibrillator Performance Gallery, Patrick’s Cabaret (Minneapolis, MN), Candy Box Festival (Minneapolis, MN), Danspace Project (NYC), Center for Performance Research (NYC), Detroit Dance City Festival (Detroit, MI), New Dance Festival (Daejeon, South Korea), where he won Best Dance Choreographer, and the World Dance Alliance’s International Young Choreographers’ Project (Kaohsiung, Taiwan). He has received commissions from Northwestern University, Columbia College Chicago, World Dance Alliance, and The Art Institute of Chicago. He holds an MFA in Dance and a graduate certificate in World Performance Studies from the University of Michigan.

Ideas in Motion: 21st Century Dance Practices (2024)

Creative Residency (2024)

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