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Dancing on a Lake and Other Pandemic Miracles – Tarra Gaines, Arts + Culture TX
Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company: 21 Years and Counting The best part of his pandemic has been, once again, taking class with Kathy Dunn Hamrick via zoom. – Neil Ellis Orts, Arts+Culture Texas
“The miracle that is Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company’s AT A DISTANCE”
-Tarra Gaines, Arts+Culture Texas
“And on preternaturally hot Saturday as the sun went down, I watched a live performance for the first time in more than six months. Dancers on their precarious platforms moved through lissome, meditative sequences.”
-Jeanne Claire van Ryzin, Sight Lines Magazine
ABOUT KATHY DUNN HAMRICK DANCE COMPANY
Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company is one of Austin’s longest-standing modern dance companies, having delivered stellar art experiences since 1999. With dances described as “strikingly athletic and wonderfully expressive,” “heavenly,” “smart” and “masterly,” Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company has accumulated numerous awards from the Austin Critics Table, including Outstanding Dance Concert, Outstanding Choreographer, Outstanding Dancer, Outstanding Duet, Outstanding Ensemble, and Outstanding Lighting Design (Stephen Pruitt) as well as additional nominations for Outstanding Original Score (Jacob Hamrick). Kathy is also a member of the Austin Arts Hall of Fame, having been recognized as “a model for the artist who approaches each project in a spirit of experimentation and reinvention.”
In addition, Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company produces Austin Dance Festival, an annual event that presents modern dance companies from across the country. The festival includes professional showcases, master classes, artist interviews, community-wide dances, Dance on Film screenings, and a Youth Edition for pre-professional dancers. Visit www.austindancefestival.com.
Statement on Equity: Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company is deeply committed to helping achieve equitable access to the arts and presents dance programming that promotes diversity and inclusion.
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