Born in Chicago Il, Hassan Christopher found his way in to dance class on a dare from a high school girlfriend. While his relationship with dance quickly outlasted his first love he credits the broken heart with derailing a would be career in journalism. As a Choreographer Christopher’s work has garnished attention earning the first ever Lester Horton Innovator award among others for his adventurous combination of text and movement showcasing a unique genius for narrative construction combined with a penchant for rich movement invention.
Hassan Christopher created “Hey Sugar” for the Los Angeles 2012 edition. View the film here.