Rodney Hamilton

Rodney Hamilton a native of St. Louis started his day and straining at the age of 10 with Carr Lane V.P.A., COCA, Alexandra school of Ballet and Katherine Dunham workshop with Mrs. Dunham. In 1996 at the age of 14, Mr. Hamilton joined the adult chorus at the Muny of St. Louis. He graduated from the Juilliard school and joined Ballet Hispanico of New York where he was a principal dancer and assistant rehearsal director for 11 years. In this time, he performed works by Jose Limon, Paul Taylor, Hans van Manen, Robert Battle, Ohad Naharin, David Parsons, William Whitener, Ann Reinking, Ramon Oller, Sergio Trujillo, Trinette Singleton, Agnes DeMille, Talley Beatty, Annabel Lopez Ochoa, Vicente Nebrada, and numerous other well-known choreographers. Mr. Hamilton was a part of the national touring cast of Jesus Christ Superstar, Hello Dolly with Carol Channing and worked with the Broadway cast of Tarzan. In 2012 Mr. Hamilton became the resident choreographer for the Saint Pete City Theater where he choreographed Hello Dolly, Footloose, and Memphis the musicals. Mr. Hamilton has taught ballet and modern all over the world, and is a master teacher of the Dunham technique. He is now obtaining his masters in dance from the Tisch School of the Arts.