Biography

Hunter Wayne Foster began dancing competitively at the age of 12 at Star Struck Dance Studio in Denver, NC. At age 15, he was flown to China to model for B&L Formal Wear Company’s new formal line to be premiered worldwide. The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is where Hunter began his formal dance training. Here he performed works choreographed by dance artists Kim Jones, Rachel Tucker, Melissa Coyle and Christal Brown. He performed Paul Taylor's "Tracer," a reconstructed work led by Kim Jones as well as "Esplanade" restaged by Taylor's very own Ruth Andrien. He has appeared as a model and dancer for Mac Makeup premiering their winter collection. In 2016, he danced and performed George Faison’s “Suite Otis,” restaged by Faison himself. His most recent choreographic achievement would be the adjudication of his work titled "The Pack," premiering at the 2017 American College Dance Association formal concert. Hunter now lives in New York City where he previously danced ensemble for the premiere of a new work, “Sleeping Beauty Dreams” starring ballet superstar, Diana Vishneva. You can find him dancing as “Older Billy” in Billy Elliot, at the Seacoast Repertory Theater, directed and choreographed by Rachel Bertone. A little known fact about Hunter is that he became a certified black belt in American Freestyle Karate at the age of 16.

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