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VIDEO STILL: Tori Lawrence / 2018


Beau Hancock

Beau Hancock is a performer and choreographer based in Philadelphia. He earned an MFA from Temple University, where he was a University Fellow and Rose Vernick Choreographic Achievement Award recipient. He also holds a BA in Dance and American Studies from the University of Kansas, and was a founding member of the Bowery Dancers, a Lawrence, Kansas-based movement collective. In 2009, he won the Cleveland Art Prize/Kathryn Karipides Scholarship, a national prize for summer dance study.  As a performer, Beau has had the pleasure to work with Ben Munisteri, Douglas Dunn, Ellen Cornfield, Merian Soto, Nichole Canuso, Bronwen MacArthur, Kun-Yang Lin, subcircle, and Megan Bridge
<fidget>. His teaching has taken him across the globe, most recently as a guest artist with the SPAN Dance Academy in Lagos, Nigeria and the Al-Sarab Alternative Dance School in Byblos, Lebanon. He has developed works for various university dance programs, including Rowan University, Franklin & Marshall College, Georgian Court University, and Drexel University as an Ellen Forman Memorial Award recipient. As a choreographer, he frequently collaborates with Eleanor Goudie-Averill as the company Stone Depot. His own work has been shown at the Flea Theater, the Painted Bride Arts Center, Christ Church Neighborhood House as a part of the Point of Departure Series, and the International Dance Day Festival in Byblos, Lebanon. His honors include a nEW Festival Artist Residency, a Dance USA/Philadelphia Polish Exchange Residency, and a Greater Philadelphia Dance and Theater “Rocky” Award. He is an Associate Professor of Dance at Stockton University.

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