|Alaine Handa is the Artistic Director of A.H. Dance Company. She is attracted to work that engages audiences from a sociological context. Her work has been described as “quirky, honest, athletic, and lyrical.” While in New York, she has performed with Larry Keigwin + Company, Sasha Soreff Dance Theater, Open Floor Dance, The Movement Collective, High Frequency Wavelengths, Gabrielle Lansner & Company, Scott Lyons and Company, and Stephanie Liapis. Her own choreographic work has been presented at Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Capital Fringe Festival, Cool NY festival, Toronto Fringe Festival, Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theatre, University Settlement, Abrons Arts Center, Dance New Amsterdam, Movement Research, Merce Cunningham Studio Theater, etc. Alaine received her B.A. in 2005 from UCLA’s department of World Arts & Cultures in dance studies.