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Mr. Oscar C. Hawkins

Artistic Director

Ballet San Jose

HQ Phone: (408) 288-2800

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Ballet San Jose

40 North First Street

San Jose, California 95113

United States

Company Description

Established in 1996, Ballet San Jose School is the official school of Ballet San Jose, and the exclusive American Ballet Theatre Certified Institution on the west coast. Ballet SJ School is proud to include the American Ballet Theatre National Training Cu ... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Dancer Profile, USA-IBC Dancer Profile

USA IBC

Choreographer

Smithsonian Institution and Boys and Girls Club America

Principle Ballet Dancer

Bolden Movie

Education

Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts

Kirov Academy

BAA

Ballet Arts Academy at the Old Waldorf School

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American Ballet Theatre Ballerina, Michele Wiles, will dance with Ballet Arts Academy's Artistic Director Oscar Hawkins in "The Ballet Project."


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Michele Wiles, Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) of New York City will dance with Ballet Arts Academy's Artistic Director, Oscar Hawkins, in "The BalletProject" on May 14 at 8 p.m. on the stage of the Fine Arts Center at the College of Southern Maryland's La Plata campus.

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It was first presented in 2008 by BAA's founder, Jayne Stefani-Keating and has continued with great success under the Artistic Direction of Oscar Hawkins, Artistic Director and Ballet Master of the BAA.
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Both Ms. Wiles and Mr. Hawkins are native residents of Maryland and attended the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington DC and trained there together.


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The Ballet Arts Academy's Artistic Director, Oscar C. Hawkins, is pleased to present Alvin Ailey Teacher, Fernando Carrillo, from New York City, as a guest artist for the month of February.

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Mr. Hawkins invites Level I, II, and III students to join the Ailey Conditioning Class on the following Saturdays from 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM:


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Attendees will tour the school and the classrooms of the BAA, meet the Artistic Director and Ballet Master, Oscar C. Hawkins, Founder, Jayne Stefani-Keating, the officers of the Board of Directors and enjoy refreshments served by BAA dancers.

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Michele Wiles, Principal Dancer with American Ballet Theatre (ABT) of New York City will dance with Ballet Arts Academy's Artistic Director, Oscar Hawkins, in "The BalletProject" on May 14 at 8 p.m. on the stage of the Fine Arts Center at the College of Southern Maryland's La Plata campus.
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It was first presented in 2008 by BAA's founder, Jayne Stefani-Keating and has continued with great success under the Artistic Direction of Oscar Hawkins, Artistic Director and Ballet Master of the BAA.
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Both Ms. Wiles and Mr. Hawkins are native residents of Maryland and attended the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington DC and trained there together.


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Oscar C. Hawkins, Artistic Director and Ballet Master of the Ballet Arts Academy at the Old Waldorf School (BAA) is currently scheduling auditions for local and regional dancers interested in attending the Academy's 2011 Summer Intensive, July 5 to August 5.

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Oscar Hawkins, artistic director of the Ballet Arts Academy at the Old Waldorf School, recently earned recognition from The Society, Incorporated, for his work with the BAA, a non-profit organization designed to teach classical ballet in the Vaganova tradition.
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Hawkins, who grew up in and now lives in Prince George's County, attended the Duke Ellington School of Performing Arts and the Kirov Academy, both in the District of Columbia. Before coming to the BAA as artistic director, he performed as a principle dancer with a number of major companies around the world, most recently as a principal dancer with Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas.
"I've received a lot of awards myself, but this is the first award I've received on behalf of the academy and it means a lot to me," said Hawkins.
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The Fine Arts Center, in collaboration with Oscar Hawkins, artistic director of the Ballet Arts Academy at the Old Waldorf School, have been bringing professional dance to Southern Maryland for a number of years.
"Every year there are new dances to give the audience a taste of different things-- from classic to contemporary," said Hawkins. "This year we're bringing you the classics and much more."
Hawkins strives to have his audiences experience "the purity of raw human emotion and the pedestrian side" of dance. He describes his own choreography as "a contemporary style of movement based on pure classical technique with raw human feelings."
In his second year as artistic director of "The Ballet Project," Hawkins is eager to present "the talented dancers" performing in the show. Some of those performances include "Child Cries," an original vocal work created by and performed live by Hawkins, and danced by Anastasia M. K. Kim.
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Hawkins will also dance "Gisselle" with Evgena Singur of the Bolshoi tradition.
The classic "Dying Swan," originally created for the ballerina Pavlova, will be danced by Russian ballerina Singur. Singur will also dance with Russian Hall of Fame's Bat Udval to new Russian character work she choreographed.
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"Our pre-professional students work long hours and are dedicated to their craft and this show gives them a chance to share the stage with some of the top dancers in the country," Hawkins said of his BAA students.
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"Dance is an important artistic medium," said Hawkins.

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