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April Hobson

Adjunct Instuctor - Theatre & Dance

 

I am currently an instructor at Tech Tech University in Lubbock, Tx. teaching Jazz, Tap and Musical Stage Dance. As a former dance studio owner from Dallas Tx. I am also a proud member of Dance Masters of America.Dance Masters Of America is a professional, certified membership organization of artists and educators committed to the elevation of the art of dance and to provide innovative artistic experiences for the advancement of dance worldwide.

My work as a choreographer has been produced on television, film and live theatre. I have choreographed over 300 National Title Dances and Musicals that include “Oliver”, “The Sound of Music”, “The Wizard of Oz”, “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”, “Grease”, “Annie” and “The King and I”. Choreography credits also include the children’s tv show “Barney” and the in-house music videos for CEC Entertainment. My work in Dallas has also been seen at Dallas Little Theatre, Dallas Opera, Dallas World Dance Day, Ft. Worth Dallas Ballet, Buster Cooper Dance Company, National Tap Dance Day, New World Ballet, Tuzer Ballet and Chamberlain Ballet Company.

In Branson , Mo I was a singer/dancer/choreographer and a performer for the Osmonds, Ann Margaret, Shirley Jones, Glen Campbell, Bobby Vinton, Shoji Tabuchi, Kirby VanBirch and a performer with the National Tour for Andy Williams as a singer/dancer/choreographer.  I have also had the privilege of teaching Master Classes across the Southern United States and have been a judge for Dance Competitions and Pageants from State to the National level. My students have been seen on The Disney Channel, Barney, Smash, Glee, the Superbowl, SNL ,working with artists such as Madonna, Justin Timberlake, Brittany Spears and on several national tours.

 

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