"Abarukas a company the dance world must keep a very close eye on" Wonderful World of Dance


Upcoming Commissions and Residencies in 2021: Bayerisches Staatsballett, NW Dance Project, Modas Dance, North Carolina School of the Arts, Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, Steps on Broadway Conservatory, Move/NYC, Kit Modus, Lamon Dance Vancouver, Pony Box Dance Theater, Columbia Ballet Collaborative, Long Island University, Grand Valley State University, Shenandoah University, Reed College, Snow College. 

"I witnessed a true work of art...Mr. Sakuraba's brilliant mind for choreography has captivated me... extreme creativity, fine detail, and high level dancing"

- Broadway World 


New Short Dance Film
OFFICIAL SELECTION - Iowa International

Yoshito Sakuraba's debut as film director and choreographer, co-director by Hitoshi Igarashi, who travelled from Hirosaki Japan where Yoshito grew up to make this film together with his hometown peer. The film was shot at Reid Castle, Purchase NY in June 2019 with 12 dancers.  


Abarukas is New York-based contemporary dance company. We are changing the way we think about movement. We are challenging the way the world thinks about dance. We create the next level of contemporary dance juxtaposed with storytelling and keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

Founded in 2012 
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