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Kayvon Pourazar

Kayvon Pourazar is of Persian origin, and spent his formative years in Iran, Turkey and England. Kayvon immigrated to the US in 1995, graduated from SUNY Purchase in May 2000 and has resided in NYC ever since. He has performed in the works of Ivy Baldwin, Michelle Boulé, Beth Gill, Lily Gold, Levi Gonzalez, K.J. Holmes, John Jasperse, Heather Kravas, Juliette Mapp, Gabriel Masson, Juliana May, Jodi Melnick, Jennifer Monson, RoseAnne Spradlin, Wil Swanson, Donna Uchizono, Doug Varone, Gwen Welliver, Yasuko Yokoshi, Yaa Samar Dance Theater and in The Metropolitan Opera productions of Les Troyens and Le Sacre du Printemps. Kayvon's ventures into making dances have been shown in New York City at Danspace Project (Food for Thought), The Kitchen (Dance & Process), P.S. 122 (Hothouse), The Cunningham Studios, Roulette (DanceRoulette), Center for Performance Research, Catch, AUNTS, Dixon Place as well as the Universities of Nebraska, Vermont and Sacramento State. In 2010 he received a New York Dance & Performance "Bessie" Award for Performance. He has served as Adjunct Faculty at Bennington College and The New School, teaches regularly for Movement Research and has taught as guest artist for Tsekh Russia (Moscow) and Workshop Foundation (Budapest).

Upcoming Classes & Events


Past Classes & Events

Morning Class

Tue & Thu, Feb 11 – Feb 20, 2020
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Morning Class

Tue & Thu, Dec 10 – Dec 12, 2019
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Fall Festival | Social Wounds in the BodyMind: Somatic & Trauma-Informed practices for Collective Healing

December 08, 2019
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[email protected] – Studies Project: Creating the Score

January 17, 2019
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Morning Class

Fri, Dec 7 – Dec 21, 2018
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Morning Class

Mon & Wed, Oct 9 – Oct 25, 2017
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Morning Class

Mon, Wed & Fri, Jun 12 – Jun 30, 2017
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Morning Class

June 08, 2017
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Morning Class

May 23, 2017
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Fall Festival | Screening: Non-Dance, Dance Film

November 28, 2016
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Kayvon Pourazar

Mon, Wed & Fri, Jun 6 – Jul 1, 2016
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