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Abarukas is a New York City-based contemporary dance company founded in in the fall of 2012 by Yoshito Sakuraba.He's a winner of NW Dance Project's Pretty Creatives International Choreographic Competition in 2015. He's also won commission from Jamaica Center for Arts and Learning in 2016. His company Abarukas quickly gained notoriety at Jacob's Pillow Inside/Out Series (MA), Booking Dance Festival at Jazz at Lincoln Center(NY), Residency at Kaatbaan (NY), The Dance Gallery Festival at the Citigroup Alvin Ailey Theater (NY) & Sam Houston University (TX). Reverbdance Festival at Baruch College (NY), APAP at Peridance (NY), Pushing Progress Showcase Series,  LaMama Dance Festival, Here Arts Summer Sublet Series, etc.The Company's choreographies have their own language full of power and wit with an evocative dance fusing the fierce physical language. The Company also layers precise detail, intricate patterns, subtle storytelling and emotionally evocative sound scores to create the next level of theatrical contemporary dance. Broadway Dance World writes, "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." The Company creates work that captivates and keeps audiences on the edge of their seats.

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