Ruka White is a native of Fort Lauderdale, FL where he trained with the Miami City Ballet. As a graduate of Hollins University he holds an MFA in Dance. He has danced professionally with Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Philadanco, Armitage GONE!, and the Limon Dance Company. He received an Elliot Norton Award Nomination for Best Choreography in the show Choir Boy. He’s toured extensively with such artists as Missy Elliott, Celia Cruz, and Shirley Murdock. He teaches as an Assistant Professor at the Boston Conservatory at Berklee.