Whitney Laine & Brittany Erin-Rose | Art Gallery of Hamilton | Shane b photography

Since formation, in March 2018, the David Hudson Dance Company (DHDC) has embedded itself into the creative landscape of Hamilton, under the vision of artistic director and choreographer David Hudson. The DHDC strives to advance Hamilton's vibrant professional dance community by:

  • creating opportunities to celebrate high-quality dance presentation.

  •  supporting and sustaining professional dance careers.

  • developing professional relationships with arts and non-arts organizations to extend access to, and appreciation for, movement based mediums of arts presentation. 

Jenn Harrison & Tanis MacArthur | Supercrawl Festival | Photography: Barry Gray

The David Hudson Dance Company (DHDC) strives to create original work that explores themes ubiquitous* to the human experience, and connect people through emotive dance and movement.


"We present contemporary art that resonates and reverberates beyond the initial encounter, with the intent of empowering artists and audiences to imagine beyond perceived or assumed limitations."

*present, appearing, or found everywhere.

David Hudson | UK | Photography: Dulcy Lott

David Hudson (he/him) | Artistic Director | Choreographer

Born and raised in the United Kingdom, David's formal training took place at Trinity Laban (formally the Laban Centre for movement and dance) in London. David has enjoyed a diverse career spanning 20 years as a performer, choreographer and lecturer in dance and movement. David lives and works in the city of Hamilton, Ontario.