Faculty Biography & Contact Info

Adrienne  Hawkins
Ms. Hawkins holds a BA in Education from Arizona State University and an MFA in Dance from Connecticut College. She has been the Artistic Director of Impulse Dance Company of Boston for over thirty years. Well-known as a teacher of dance throughout the world, she is an award-winning choreographer known for her incomparable mixture of humor and passion. She uses the technique of Modern, the soul of Jazz, and the power of the theater as a vehicle for freedom in a communicative art, art that speaks to the audience. In addition to creating dances for Impulse Dance Company, she has set choreography on the National Ballet of Iceland Repertory, Ballet Plus, Dance Express in Denmark, Northwest Florida Ballet, and the Portland Ballet, to name a few. She has also choreographed rock musicals, music videos, commercials and industrials, and has taught the art form of Concert Jazz in Japan, Denmark, Australia, Caribbean, Germany and throughout the USA in Festivals such as the Harvard Summer Dance Program and the American Dance Festival in Connecticut, North Carolina, and Japan. Ms. Hawkins has been a guest artist at numerous colleges in the US including Harvard, Mt. Holyoke, UMass Amherst, the Boston Conservatory, Boston University, Connecticut College, Stonehill College, and the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
Affiliation: Impulse Dance
Web Site: www.ImpulseDance.com
E-mail: Adrienne@impulsedance.com