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Oscar C. Hawkins

Artistic Director

Ballet San Jose

HQ Phone:  (408) 288-2820

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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 Curricu...more

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Dancer Profile, USA-IBC Dancer Profile

USA IBC


Choreographer

Smithsonian Institution and Boys and Girls Club America


Principle Ballet Dancer

Bolden Movie


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Oscar Hawkins - Brooksher Ballet

Oscar Hawkins
Oscar Hawkins is a native of Brandywine, Maryland. After studying voice and drama, he ambitiously decided to add dancing to his repetoire. In 1987, Oscar enrolled in the Duke Ellington School of the Performing Arts under the supervision of Madame Lynn Welters. Oscar has recieved critical acclaim for his choreography "Strange Fruit" (danced to the vocals of Billie Holliday) and "Cris D'Enfant" (music written and sung by Hawkins). Oscar has recieved critical acclaim for his choreography "Strange Fruit" (danced to the vocals of Billie Holliday) and "Cris D'Enfant" (music written and sung by Hawkins). Mr. Hawkins has performed in Las Vegas with Cirque Du Soleil's "Mystère", Lead Act with Belle Et Foux in Berlin,Germany and worked with Hinton Battle as a Character Dancer in the film "The Great Observer". Oscar is currently Artistic Director of Ballet Arts Academy, Director of Dance for Kirov Academy of Ballet's Outreach program and Creator/ Director of The Oscar Talentshowcase Competition. Proud Choreographer and dancer for the Anastasia Kim " The One I Feed" benefit for St. John Hopkins Hospital. Oscar is a guest judge and choreographer for Hinton Battle's new Japanese TV series "On The Way To Broadway" 2014-2015. He also appear as choreographer and dance master for the National Master Class Circuit for Pre- Professional Dancers 2014-2015. Mr. Hawkins recently Premiered choreography for Tony Small's Musical "Ruka" and Opera "Qadar" at Kennedy Center in Washington DC.


BalletNova Center for Dance

This year, guests teachers include Malcolm Burn from Richmond Ballet, Dionne Figgins from Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Oscar Hawkins of Ballet Arts Academy.


Blog Archives - Southern Maryland Arts & Culture

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.
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:


Blog Archives - Southern Maryland Arts & Culture

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.
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.


Summer Camps and Intensives | Ballet Nova

Oscar Hawkins is a native of Brandywine, Maryland.
He has danced with Kirov Ballet Company II, Ballet International, Tulsa Ballet, Deutsche Opera, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal, Spoleto Festival Ballet and performed leading roles in Giselle, Swan Lake, Paquita, Esmerelda, The Nutcracker, Don Quixote, Le Corsaire, Veneian Carnival, Alberto Alonzo's Carmen, Jeffrey Holder's Douglas and Troy Games, George Balanchine's Four Temperments and Prodigal Son, Vladamir Anguelov's Forte, Alonso King's Signs and Wonders and Dennis Nahats's A Midsummer Night Dream and Go Daddy O. Mr. Hawkins has performed in Las Vegas with Cirque Du Soleil's Mystère, lead act with Belle Et Foux in Berlin, Germany and worked with Hinton Battle as a character dancer in the film The Great Oberver. Mr. Hawkins is currently the Artistic Director of Ballet Arts Academy, Director of Dance for Kirov Academy of Ballet's Outreah program and Creator/Director of The Oscar Talentshowcase Competition.


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