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 Best Dance Concert, Best Choreographer, Best Dance Ensemble, Best Dancer, Best Duet, and Best Lighting Design (Stephen Pruitt) as well as a nomination for Best Original Score (Jacob Hamrick). Kathy Dunn Hamrick is 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.”
Off the stage, Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company has served over 12,000 students through arts outreach initiatives. One such program is “Move It!,” which provides diverse dance experiences to at-risk youth.The company also presents dance assemblies and master classes for schools and conducts artist residencies for universities.
In addition, Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company produces Austin Dance Festival, an annual event that presents modern dance companies from across the world. The festival includes professional showcases, master classes, artist interviews, community-wide dances, Dance on Film screenings, and a Youth Edition concert for pre-professional dancers. Visit www.austindancefestival.com.
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Kathy Dunn Hamrick Dance Company is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, The Texas Commission on the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, Amplify Austin and by supporters just like you. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individual and communities, visit arts.gov