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 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 before moving to New York City in 2017 and working with iKADA Contemporary Dance Company and De Funes Dance. Hutch is in his 4th season with Spectrum Dance Theater, and his first as a teaching artist.