Hristoula Harakas is a contemporary dance artist and teacher based in New York. She is a 2006 “Bessie” performance award recipient and an A. Onassis Foundation scholar (1996-’99) who has had the pleasure of working with such inspiring artists as: Maria Hassabi, Donna Uchizono, Jodi Melnick, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Chamecki/Lerner, Jeremy Nelson and Luis Lara Malvacías. Hristoula is a current faculty at Movement Research and was a regular faculty at the Merce Cunningham Studio (2002-12).