HAWK DANCE THEATRE
OUR COMPANY, OUR STORY
Hawk Dance Theatre (HDT) is an award winning Manchester based contemporary dance company led by choreographer Josh Hawkins.
By opening new doors and possibilities, HDT takes responsibility for reaching out and connecting with people both within and outside of their communities; triggering and enabling them to change their perspective of themselves and others through dance and movement. HDT creates visually dynamic and powerful productions for various platforms – theatres, outdoors and digitally
"Josh Hawkins is certainly one of the brightest new voices in contemporary dance theatre" – Luca Silvestrini, Artistic Director, Protein
Since launching in 2015, Hawk Dance Theatre have built a strong reputation for creating visually dynamic and powerful productions – theatres, outdoors and digitally – and offering exceptional workshop engagement opportunities.
Hawk Dance Theatre are proud to received support from Arts Council England's Project Grant Lottery Funding on a range of our projects. In the past 6 years, HDT have received several grant awards to support the research, development, creation & tour of our own projects.
HDT have strong local and national partnerships with venues and organisations that support the companies current projects and ambitions for the future. Since 2016, HDT have been supported as Artist in Residence at the University of Salford where we offer regular technique and creative classes.
"Josh is an exceptional and talented young artist and I highly suspect will be one to watch for the future"
- James Mackenzie-Blackman, Executive Director, New Adventures.