Hooman Ebadi is a passionate, dedicated performer and teacher.
Hooman began teaching dance in 2003 and the experience of teaching gave Hooman the incentive to study more of his craft. Hooman was fortunate enough to be instructed in Latin and Ballroom by the inimitable Jenny Rosenfeld. He also completed 3 years full time dance training under Robert Sturrock at Industry Dance in Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary and Ballet. He is currently learning with professional Latin champion, Alarna Donovan and had the honour of learning from Australia’s most recognized and respected dancers, Robert & Helen Ritchey.
This diverse training has lead Hooman to perform in Latin stage shows with some of Australia’s leading choreographers. He has had competition success with championship wins in Latin American dance and has performed internationally in Puerto Rico and New Orleans.
Hooman’s extensive training provided the opportunity to work in many stage, screen and theatrical performances as a dancer and choregraphing for international and Australian artists. Credits include ‘Thank God You’re Here’, ‘It Takes Two’, ‘Footy Show Players Revue’, ‘Winners & Losers’ and ‘Studio 10′.
Hooman’s professionalism, reliability and passion for enhancing and developing his students’ ability to dance, has made Hooman a successful and sought-after instructor. Teaching one-on-one classes, small and large groups – Such as ‘Sydney Salsa Congress’, Melbourne University, RMIT Melbourne and many corporate events. He has continued his education in personal training and is also a qualified GYROTONIC® Method and GYROKINESIS® Method licensed instructor. He has successfully combined dance and exercise to help students with Parkinson’s disease.
Hooman believes dance is a skill, communication and art that he takes pride in passing on. It is a skill that needs to be nurtured to develop. He also believes the process of learning should be fun. He provides a relaxed teaching environment where students can make mistakes, take risks and explore themselves without feeling intimidated.
Hooman, together with his beautiful and talented wife Dalena, developed their own dance company – HD Entertainment.
HD Entertainment has already set new standards in costuming, staging and final performance presentations in Latin, Bollywood and corporate events.