Antoine Hunter says you don’t need to hear music in order to be able to move to it, KQED reports.
Antoine Hunter is the founder of the Bay Area’s annual gathering of Deaf dancers and choreographers from around the world, and one of the most high-profile dancers with hearing loss working in the United States today.
Hunter, who grew up in West Oakland as the son of a single mom, fell in love with dance at the age of five when he saw a production of The Nutcracker, but his mother couldn’t afford dance classes.
In high school Hunter finally began his dance education, and since then he has performed in the Bay Area with Kim Epifano’s Trolley Dances and Robert Moses’ Kin Dance Company among others, as well as at the Kennedy Center.
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