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Moving Target Portland w/ Junichi Fukuda

$12-20 sliding scale
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TEACHER BIO

Junichi Fukuda has been an instrumental dancer to such companies as Ballet Tech/NY, Oakland Ballet, Smuin Ballet/SF, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, the New York Baroque Dance Company, Buglisi Dance Theatre, Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre, Christopher K. Morgan & Artists, City Ballet of Boston and Peridance Contemporary Dance Company. He has received Emerging Choreographer residency from Bates Dance Festival, CATALYSTS Artist residency from the Dance Complex, and Rehearsal and Retreat Fellowship from Boston Dance Alliance as well as receiving grants from Somerville Arts Council, New England Foundation for the Arts, Boston Cultural Council, Fidelity Charitable Foundation and the Boston Foundation. In 2014, Junichi formed his company “Fukudance” (www.fukudance.com) as a vehicle to continue his artistic journey from dancer to choreographer and director. His works have been presented at 18MASDANZA in Spain, Mexico City's Festival Internacional de Danza Contemporánea de la Ciudad, Dance St. Louis’ Spring to Dance Festival, DanceNow at Joe’s Pub Festival, Provincetown Dance festival and Bates Dance Festival as well as the local festivals in New England region. The Washington Post states Junichi's work as "tasteful proposal" and "a work of easeful harmony." He is a native of Japan where he continues to be involved with the community he has spent his youth as well as on collaborating with the local artists. In recent years, he has appeared in the events in Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Kobe, Fukuoka, and his hometown Yamaguchi. He holds MFA in Choreography from Jacksonville University.