Nathan B. Makolandra began dancing and choreographing in Greenville, South Carolina. He is a graduate of The Juilliard School under director Lawrence Rhodes. Nathan’s work appeared in Juilliard’s Choreographic Honors concerts (2009 to 2012), and is a recipient of the Hector Zaraspe Prize for Choreography (2012). In 2011, he placed 1st runner up for the Capezio Award for Choreographic Excellence. He collaborated with composer Jared Miller, and choreographed Richard Walters’ music video, American Stitches. Nathan created Attitude du Cage with fellow L.A. Dance Project member, has choreography featured on "So You Think You Can Dance", and is a guest faculty member with New York City Dance Alliance.
Professionally Nathan has performed the works of Benjamin Millepied, William Forsythe, Merce Cunningham, Martha Graham, Hiroaki Umeda, Emmanuel Gat, Danielle Agami, Julia Eichten, and Justin Peck at Los Angeles’ Union Station, the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, and the Gardens at the Palace of Versailles.
Nathan choreographed the new LACDC work NOMAD.LORE., which premiered at the L.A. Theatre Center in Fall 2017.