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Hershel D. Horner

Full Time Faculty, Contemporary

Hershel D. Horner, Full Time Faculty, Contemporary














Hershel Deondre Horner III joins School of Nashville Ballet's faculty after many years dancing with Dayton Contemporary Dance Company.

Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Hershel began training at the Nashville School of the Arts and Nashville Ballet's official second company, NB2. After high school he continued training at The New World School of the Arts in Miami, Florida. Mr. Horner performed works by choreographers such as Alvin Ailey, Donald McKayle, Milton Myers, Matt Maddox, Susanna Linke, Jose Limon, and Christopher Huggins. He is honored to have danced with Nashville Ballet, Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble and The Martha Graham Ensemble. Mr. Horner is the proud recipient of the “Josie” Award 2010. Mr. Horner first joined Dayton Contemporary Dance  in 2003 and re-joined in 2011.