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 NY since August 2010, and was privileged to set Rioult’s signature work, Bolero, on students at Adelphi University. Mr. Hunt has danced with Veracity Dance Theater, 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 has taught for the Rioult Dance NY Summer and Winter Intensives and has been on the Summer Intensive guest faculty at Ballet Tennessee, Lebanon Ballet School, and Eglevsky Ballet School. He has also been a guest teacher and lecturer at Marymount Manhattan College, Curry College, Huntsville Ballet School, Alabama Youth Ballet, and several public schools in Huntsville, AL. As a choreographer, he has created works for students at Ballet Tennesee, Images and Co. 2 Dance Ensembles at Grissom High School, and the Dance Magnet Minors at Lee High School. His piece, Acceptance, won “Best Modern Piece” at the Panoply Choreography Competition in 2013. He is a member of the Dance Department Advisory Board at Marymount Manhattan College.