Hutch Hagendorf, originally from Houston, Texas, began dancing at age nine at West University Dance Center under Evelyn Ireton. During high school, he danced with his studio’s competition group Soul Discretion (Artistic Director Kelly Ann Vitacca), and performed with Exclamation Dance Company (Kenneth Epting, Director). He later received his BFA in dance at the University of Arizona School of Dance. Workshops include Perry-Mansfield, David Parsons, Alvin Ailey Extension, Paul Taylor, Doug Varone, NW Dance Project Launch, and Axis Connect. After graduating in 2015, he completed two cruise contracts with Royal Caribbean International. In 2017, Hutch settled in New York City and worked with iKADA Contemporary Dance Company under Mee Jung and De Funes Dance under the direction of Diego De Funes. After auditioning and relocating to Seattle, he is now in his 3rd season with Spectrum Dance Theater.