By Cherylynn Tsushima

Christopher Unpezverde Núñez

(b. Costa Rica, descendant of Mískito people from Nicaragua) Christopher “Unpezverde” Núñez is a Visually Impaired choreographer based in NYC. Núñez is a Princeton University Arts Fellow, a Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art Fellow and is a two-time recipient of the Emergency Grant by FCA. His performances have been presented by The Joyce Theater, The Brooklyn Museum, The Kitchen, Danspace Project, Movement Research at The Judson Church and The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, among others. His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Brooklyn Rail and The Dance Enthusiast. He has held residencies at Danspace Project, Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), The Kitchen, Movement Research, Center for Performance Research and New Dance Alliance. Núñez was invited by the NYC Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs to share his story as a disabled and formally undocumented immigrant choreographer during Immigrant Heritage Week 2020. Núñez received his green card in 2018 and continues to be an advocate for the rights of undocumented disabled immigrants.


[Image Description: Christopher holds a cassette tape to his mouth as he pulls the tape out with his hands.]

Former Staff,

Accessibility Advisory Team (AAT),

AAT Coordinator & Founder,

2020 Artist-in-Residence,

2019 Fall Festival,

Fall 2022 [email protected] Artist,

Fall 2021 [email protected] Artist,

Spring 2018 [email protected] Artist,

Studies Project Organizer

Upcoming Classes & Events


Past Classes & Events

Movement Research at the Judson Church

November 15, 2021
event

Fall Festival | Evening at Danspace

December 07, 2019
performance

Studies Project: Immigrants for immigrants: taste of home

October 15, 2018
event

Movement Research at the Judson Church

February 05, 2018
performance