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Marina Fukushima, Dancer

Photo by Keira Heu-Jwyn Chang

Marina Fukushima, a native of Tokyo, Japan, came to the United States when she was fifteen years old to study dance under the direction of Bonnie Mathis in Minnesota. She received her BFA in Dance from Butler University in Indiana and continued her studies at the University of Iowa, where she received her MFA in Dance. She has danced with ODC/San Francisco and Mark Foehringer Dance Project. She is currently a member of Anne Bluethenthal and Dancers. Her work has been presented at the American College Dance Festival in Boulder, Colorado, ODC Theater and Project Artaud Theater. In addition to performing and choreographing, she enjoys teaching Advanced Beginning Ballet at ODC/Dance Commons.