Jarrell Hamilton / De La SoL Dance Co.


Jarrell Hamilton is a Mother, Choreographer, Performer, Educator and Writer. A graduate of Tulane University Theatre and Dance Department Master of Fine Arts Interdisciplinary Dance Program (Choreography and African-American Studies), Hamilton is a 7-time Big Easy Classical Arts Award nominee, 2016 “Best Modern Presentation,” 2013 winner for “Best Contemporary Choreographer,” 2018 "Best Ensemble" (Ain't Misbehavin'), Coming Up Taller Awardee for President's Committee and Humanities and Tulane School of Liberal Arts Fellowship Awardee. Currently, Hamilton is Founder/ Artistic Director of JH+ De La Soul Dance co., a New Orleans based dance company that creates original, interdisciplinary work in dance-theatre, film, performance, cultural work, and conceptual art that seeks to elevate and make equitable the stories of Southern culture, rooted in contemporary Afro-New Orleans traditions. Hamilton love's life, quiet moments by the water, and a good bowl of gumbo-extra rice. Her life's mission is to help others create abundance, creativity, and an elevated sense of self, cultivated from within.

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