Dept. of Theatre, Dance,
and Performance Studies
40 Talbot Avenue
Medford, MA 02155
Ruka Hatua-Saar was born in Aviano, Italy and raised in Fort
Lauderdale, FL. He received his training as a scholarship student
with Miami City Ballet and was a a dancer in the training company.
Upon graduating from the Dillard School of the Arts, he obtained a
B.F.A and an M.F.A in Dance from Florida State University and
Holllins University; respectively. He is an acclaimed national/
international dancer , having performed with companies such as:
Dayton Contemporary; Philadanco; Armitage GONE!; and the Límon Dance
Company. He has served as adjunct professor of dance at Wright State
University; University of Dayton; and University of the Arts.