Hallie Hunt is from California where she was raised with her loving family on a houseboat in a slough off the San Francisco Bay. Hallie is a dancer, choreographer, educator and movement researcher, she has lived and worked on Maui for the past ten years. She is a Co-Founder and Co- Artistic Director of Adaptations Dance Theater where she also serves as a resident choreographer and a dance artist. Hallie received her early training with Western Ballet, Ballet San Jose and Lines Ballet school. She went on to study with Summer Lee Rhatigan at the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance.
Hallie has performed professionally with Ballet San Jose (San Jose, CA.) under Artistic Director Dennis Nahat and Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet (San Francisco, CA), CRAFT Dance Series and The Ali McKeon Dance Project (Palo Alto, CA)
She performed and toured extensively with The Foundry (San Francisco, CA) under Artistic Directors Alex Ketley and Christian Burns. While dancing with The Foundry, Hallie completed art residencies at Ucross Art Residency in Wyoming, Santa Fe Art Residency in New Mexico and Headland Center for the Arts in Marin, California. In addition to concert dance she also has performed in multimedia, film and site specific works. Hallie had the pleasure to dance with Artship Dance Theater (Belgrade,Serbia) under Artistic Director Slobodan Dan Paich. While with Artship Hallie had the opportunity to teach and serve as a cultural liaison to high school art programs in Belgrade. Hallie has worked with choreographers Dennis Nahat, Alonzo King, Alex Ketley, Christian Burns, Gregory Dawson, Ali Mckeon, Nathaniel Hunt, Amelia Couture, Sarala Dandekar, Akari Ueoka, Florian Lochner and Alice Klock of Flockworks and Mark Kanemura. She has performed work by William Forsythe set by Thomas McManus and work by Jiri Kylián set by Glenn Edgerton.
Hallie has enjoyed opportunities to teach at Alexander Academy of Performing Arts, Maui Academy of Performing Arts and Seabry Hall’s dance program. She believes in the power of dance to change lives and loves sharing movement and ideas with the youth on Maui and beyond. Hallie is thrilled to be starting this fall with the fantastic team at Momentum Dance Maui!