Renate Boué received her early dance training in Germany and later studied with Martha Graham and Erick Hawkins in New York City eventually becoming Mr. Hawkins’ longtime assistant. She has taught at Montclair State University, Montclair Adult School, Montclair Performing Arts High School, Montclair Kimberley Academy, as well as at numerous private schools and community centers in New York City among them NYU School of Education, the Alvin Ailey School and the Erick Hawkins School of Dance. She has been artist-in residence at universities from California to Europe, and appeared on many national and international TV shows. Ms. Boué also performs with Yass Hakoshima Movement Theatre and is director of the Renate Boué Dance Company and the St. John’s Renaissance Dancers.