Visiting Artist and Alum John Luna BFA '06 (Dance)
Visiting Artist

BFA '06

Dance (BFA)

John Luna BFA ’06 (Dance) is an interactive digital media developer and designer in the research division at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He holds an MFA from Ohio State University (OSU), where his research focused on combining tools and perspectives from dance and interactive technology. During his time at OSU, John spent countless hours working, collaborating and studying with the incredible faculty, staff and students at OSU’s prestigious Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design.

John graduated with a BFA in Dance from University of the Arts in 2006. He was a professional dancer, choreographer and video artist in Philadelphia after his graduation, when he worked with companies and choreographers such as Group Motion, Headlong Dance Theater, Nichole Canuso Dance Company, Brian Sanders’ JUNK, idiosyncrazy Productions, Dada Dance Project, Curt Haworth, Silvana Cardell, Myra Bazell, Kate Watson-Wallace and many others. His current work is primarily focused on innovative uses of interactive digital technology in pediatric healthcare.

Learn more about John Luna’s work using VR to manage pediatric pain.