Jere Hunt ’09
Jere Hunt, a native of Huntsville, AL, received his BFA in Dance from Marymount Manhattan College under the direction of Katie Langan. He has been a member of Rioult Dance New York since August 2010, and was privileged to set Rioult’s signature work, Bolero, on students at Adelphi University. Mr. Hunt has danced with Vera Huff/Veracity Dance Theater since 2012, and has also worked with SYREN Modern Dance, DeMa Dance, as well as many independent choreographers. He was an apprentice with the Alabama Ballet under the direction of Wes Chapman. Mr. Hunt is frequently seen as a guest artist with Southern New Hampshire Dance Theatre in their annual production of The Nutcracker at the Palace Theatre in Manchester, NH, and in the past has also been seen as a guest artist with City Center Ballet, Huntsville Ballet, Alabama Youth Ballet, and Ballet Tennessee.
Mr. Hunt has taught for the Rioult Dance NY Summer and Winter Intensives and has been on the Summer Intensive guest faculty at Ballet Tennessee and Lebanon Ballet School. He has also been a guest teacher and lecturer at Marymount Manhattan College, Curry College, Eglevsky Ballet School, Huntsville Ballet School, Alabama Youth Ballet, and Grissom High and Lee High Magnet Schools in Huntsville, AL. As a choreographer, he has created works for students at Ballet Tennesee as well as Images and Co. 2 Dance Ensembles at Grissom High School and the Dance Magnet Ensemble at Lee High Magnet School. His piece, Acceptance, won “Best Modern Piece” at the Panoply Choreography Competition in 2013. www.jerehunt.com