Zimmer & Hubbard


From Exhale Dance Tribe

Andrew Hubbard, Choreographer

A pioneer for the new millennium, Andrew’s teaching and choreography is broadening the perceptions of dance. His credits include Broadway companies of Cats and Footloose, Radio City Music Hall Christmas Spectacular, Dr. Pepper commercial, Guiding Light and The Young and the Restless. Featured on the Today Show, Good Morning America, Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit and dance publication; Anatomy 2.

He was on faculty at the acclaimed Broadway Dance Center in New York City. Hubbard has taught at numerous colleges and universities as adjunct faculty at Dean College (MA),Cincinnati Ballet, University of Cincinnati (CCM), Cincinnati Performing Arts High School (SCPA) , Wright State University and national dance festivals. Andrew has danced with music artists, Brian Mc Knight and Lou Bega.

Hubbard also is co owner of, Planet Dance, a dance education performance project located in downtown Cincinnati's rapidly growing and vibrant arts community.

Hubbard and partner Missy Lay Zimmer have co founded nationally recognized contemporary jazz company, Exhale Dance Tribe, Dance Magazine's "25 to watch". Andrew continues to test boundaries and battle conformity, both within himself and the dance community.


 


From Exhale Dance Tribe

Missy Lay Zimmer, Choreographer

Career Achievements: Choreography award for Broadway Cares Equity Fight AIDS "Easter Bonnet", Broadway shows CATS, Jesus Christ Superstar

Organizations: Exhale Dance Tribe, Planet Dance Downtown & Uptown Cincinnati, Shock Intensive, Dean College, Broadway Dance Center NYC

Repertoire: New Works 2009; Retrospect, Victoria in the Broadway Production of CATS, All I Want for Christmas video: Mariah Carey's co-choreographer

Education: Joffery Ballet, Cincinnati School for Creative and Performing Arts Graduate, CCM Prep Dept

What do you hope the audience takes away from your work?: "In a time where stopping to feel or love or do for others is a challenge because of the demands of our lives, our hope is the audience walks away 'opened.' A conscious opening of their hearts and minds that they can carry with them into their own lives well after the show is over."

What does this production mean to you personally?: "Working with the Cincinnati Ballet is always a privilege and honor! Working with Over the Rhine has also been a big honor. Our work has a sensual, soulful and individual way of expression that we feel Over the Rhine also possess, so the combination feels so fulfilling as movement architects. The dancers as well have been such a HUGE part of making our work come to life! As a married couple that creates together all over the US, it is always a lovely experience to create work surrounding love."

What is the most fulfilling part of your work?: "Working with my husband and partner in the artistic process"

"I want freedom for the full expression of my personality." ~Mahatma Gandhi