American Ballet Theatre
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School

Faculty Biography

Adrienne Hurd


Adrienne Hurd is a native New Yorker; She began her training studying at the Joffery Ballet School, School of American Ballet and the Alvin Ailey School, all on Scholarship. She has danced with The Neubert Ballet, Dance Brazil, Ailey II, The Jamison Project, and Earl Mosley's Diversity of Dance. She worked with Judith Jamison as an assistant and rehearsal director for The Jamison Project. She has worked with Alvin Ailey, Judith Jamison, Michael Peters, Paula Abdul, Twyla Tharp, Garth Fagan, Donald McKayle, Graciela Daniele, Jeff Calhoun, Vince Patterson, and Earl Mosley. She has appeared on Broadway in Down To Earth, Dangerous Games and Annie Get Your Gun. She has taught at the University of Minnesota, Open Look Dance Festival St. Petersburg, Russia, Dance New Amsterdam, JKO School at ABT, ABT Summer Intensive NYC, Joffrey Ballet School, Professional Performing Arts School, Ailey Extension, The Ailey School, The Ailey School Junior Division, Steps on Broadway and Rasta Thomas' "Rock The Ballet". She has choreographed for The Ailey School Junior Division, ABT Summer Intensive NYC, Professional Performing Arts School, The United Arts Counsel, Nomad Contemporary Ballet Company and U of Minnesota. She has choreographed original musicals; The Lost Boys, Open Rehearsal at the Theatre for the New City and currently the SPEAK for SummerStage.

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