Iyun Ashani Harrison

August 5, 2013

From St. Andrew, Jamaica, Iyun Ashani Harrison is the artistic director of Ashani Dances, a Seattle-based dance company founded in the summer of 2011. He earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Juilliard School and Masters of Fine Arts degree from Hollins University/American Dance Festival. Over the 13 years of his performing career in New York City, he danced with Arthur Mitchell’s Dance Theatre of Harlem, Ballet Hispanico of New York, National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica, and Ailey II. He has appeared as guest artist with Connecticut Ballet, Buglisi Dance Theatre, and Lubbock Ballet.