Tufts University  |  School of Arts and Sciences  |  Find People  | 
   

People

Faculty


Contact Info:
Tufts University
Dept. of Drama and Dance
40 Talbot Avenue
Tufts University
Medford, MA 02155

Office: 617.627.3524
Email Lecturer
Jun Kuribayashi
Lecturer

Biography

Jun Kuribayashi has been a mover all his life, beginning as a competitive swimmer, breakdancer, and martial artist. He took his first dance class at age 22 at the University of Kansas where he earned his BFA in Dance. That same year he premiered professionally with Momix and in 2004, joined Pilobolus Dance Theater, touring as a dancer, Dance Captain and eventually an Artistic Associate until 2015. Dance Magazine has listed him alongside Misty Copeland and Ethan Stiefel as one of the best 2012 performers. Kuribayashi has collaborated with illusionists Penn + Teller, illustrator Art Spiegelman, juggler Michael Moschen, choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, movie director Trish Sie and Grammy award recipient OK Go. He now directs his own artistic + movement consulting company, Hybridmotion, where he mentors, trains and choreographs movers from various walks of life.