J. Davis Hobdy received a BA in Performing Arts-LEAP Program from Saint Mary’s College of California in 2016. Hobdy has performed with PIECES, Ballet Dallas, Dancers Unlimited Repertory Company, Dance Detroit, Texas National Dance Theatre, the Dance Consortium, Kesheth Dancers, and in several industrial shows and videos. His teaching credits include Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Dallas Theater Center, the Baylor-Tom Landry Fitness Center, and choreographic residencies at the Hockaday School. Hobdy served as ballet and jazz faculty at the 2014 National High School Dance Festival (NHSDF) in Miami, Florida, jazz faculty at the 2013 Regional High School Dance Festival in Norfolk, Virginia, and the 2012 NHSDF in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has been guest instructor, lecturer, and performer for Capitol College, Coppin State University, and Grayson College. Hobdy has lectured, taught and performed at the 18th World Congress on Dance Research in Argos, Greece, the 32nd World Congress on Dance Research in the Republic of San Marino, the 37th World Congress on Dance Research in Athens, Greece, and the 42nd World Congress on Dance Research in Hallandale Beach/Miami, Florida.
Hobdy has performed internationally in Amsterdam, Athens, Kiev, Prague, Piraeus, San Marino and regionally in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. and throughout the southern US. Hobdy received an Honorable Mention in Jazz Dance from the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts in the Arts Recognition and Talent Search Competition while attending Arts Magnet High School. He furthered his studies at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and the Pennsylvania School of Ballet. Mr. Hobdy has served on the Board of Directors and Advisory Board for the Dallas Dance Council and on the Board of Directors for the Maryland Council for Dance. Hobdy is the co-founder and Artistic Director for PIECES and Davis Hobdy Dance and is the School Director for County Dance Conservatory. Hobdy is a member of the National Dance Education Organization, Maryland Dance Education Association, and CID-UNESCO.