J’Sun Howard

J'Sun Howard is currently a Guest Choreographer at Northwestern University. This past summer, he was selected by adjudicators for the Detroit Dance City Festival to participate in an exchange program to South Korea next year for Daejeon's New Dance Festival International Festival. A Links Hall Co-MISSION Fellow, a Ragdale Foundation Sybil Shearer Fellow, 2017 3Arts Make A Wave Awardee, and 2014 Chicago Dancemakers Forum Lab Artist, J'Sun's choreography has appeared at venues such as Links Hall, DanceBox (Kobe, Japan), Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Sonotheque, Lincoln Square Theatre, Insight Arts/Center for New Possibilities, Epiphany Church, Rumble Arts, Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery, Patrick's Cabaret (Minneapolis, MN), and Danspace Project (New York City), The Arts Club of Chicago, and The Art Institute of Chicago. He has performed for several choreographers including Malcolm Jason Low, Asimina Chremos, Sara Wookey, Paige Cunningham, Selene Carter but most extensively with ongoing collaborators Darrell Jones, Damon Green, and DJ Justin Mitchell in their research of (e)feminized ritual performance, which received a 2013 Juried Bessie Award for Hoo-Ha (for your eyes only). J'Sun has facilitated workshops in Vogueing Aesthetics, Dance Composition and Improvisation at Indiana University, DanceBox Kobe, and Beloit College.