NVC Dance Alumnus Talk
Date: September 6–8, 2022
Location: Palmetto Center for the Arts
- Northwest Vista College, Featured, Arts & Culture
Tuesday, September 6th at Noon in PCA 108
Thursday, September 8th at 11am in PCA 152
Palmetto Center for the Arts
Adel Hernandez an alum of the NVC Dance program and NVC Repertory Dance Ensemble will speak about educational and career paths after NVC.
Adel Hernandez is a Queer Tejanx-Latinx dance and performance artist. They make work that tells stories of liminal-beings and landscapes through contemporary dance and performance art.
Adel has performed and set choreographic works at Dixon Place Theatre, NYU 80WSE Gallery, BAAD!, and Gibney Dance Center in New York City, New Mexico University for the American College Dance Festival, and in San Antonio, Texas at Jump-Start Theater and on the Northwest Vista College Repertory Dance Ensemble. They also performed in the works by Sokolow Theatre Dance Ensemble, Movement Research Artists’ David Thomson and Joanna Kotze at The New School, and in San Antonio for SpareWorks.dance.
They have taught in afterschool programs K-5th grade creating lesson plans in Creative Dance for Dream Charter School in NYC. After teaching in afterschool programs they taught dance courses in Ballet, Jazz, and Modern at San Antonio College.
They received a Master of Arts in Performance Studies at New York University, and a Bachelor of Arts double majoring in Theater, and The Arts concentrating in Dance at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School.
Adel Hernandez is a National Association of Latino Arts and Culture Leadership Alumni, class of 2022. They are also a student going back for their 2nd masters in MA/MFA Literature, Creative Writing, and Social Justice at Our Lady of The Lake University.