2019-08-30
 
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Zoe Hawkins

Dancer

Zoe Hawkins grew up in Vancouver, Canada training at The Richmond Academy of Dance under Annette Jakubowski. She recently graduated Summa Cum Laude with a BFA in Contemporary Dance Performance with Ballet Emphasis from The Boston Conservatory at Berklee. At The Conservatory, she had the opportunity to perform new works by Jon Ole Olstad and Gregory Dawson among others, as well as performing in a reconstruction of “Don Quixote”, Merce Cunningham’s “How to Pass, Kick, Fall, and Run”, and “Lux” by Doug Varone. She has spent summers training at Nederlands Dans Theater, Alonzo King Lines Ballet, Arts Umbrella, and Springboard Dance Montreal. During these summers she has performed works by Crystal Pite, Ohad Naharin, Robyn Mineko Williams, Jasmine Ellis, and Mark Caserta at Usine C in Montreal, Quebec. She has also performed in a new work by Jianhui Wang at Theatre Aan Het Spui in Den Haag, Netherlands, and excerpts of work by William Forsythe, Mats Ek, and Tom Weinberger at SFU Woodwards in Vancouver, BC. She has been the recipient of the British Columbia Council of the Arts Scholarship in 2015, 2016, and 2017, as well as the IATSE Local 891 Fine Arts Scholarship in 2015 and 2016. In her senior year at The Boston Conservatory she was named the annual Ruth Sandholm Ambrose Scholar for the 2018-19 year. Moving forward with her professional career she hopes to continue to develop her work and immerse herself in this art form.