Her main profile is experimental movement and contemporary dance. She choreographs theatre pieces, films, TV advertisements, live performances and events. She regularly teaches improvisation at Budapest Contemporary Dance Academy and gives workshops related to Hodworks pieces.
During studio work she creates intimate situations in which dancers are offered space and trust to open up their physicality, sensations, emotions and verbalism. Hód’s method is based on improvisation that appears in a structured frame on stage. She is not afraid working on the unknown.
Adrienn Hód was born in 1975. She graduated at Budapest Contemporary Dance School. Her early works were presented at Inspiration- Young Choreographers’ Evenings, organized by Workshop Foundation. She founded OFF Company in1995, then Hodworks in 2007. In 2010 he was awarded Trust for Mutual Understanding grant, in 2011 she was resident at Tanzfabrik, in Berlin. In 2013 she was resident at Headlands Centre for the Arts, in San Francisco, in 2014 fellow of Philadelphia Dance Exchange. In 2012 with Basse danse, in 2014 with Dawn, in 2015 with Conditions of Being a Mortal Hodworks has been selected into the Aerowaves 20 Priority Companies. Her choreographies were nominated to Rudolf Laban Prize seven times that she won twice. She did choreographic work for the film Son of Saul (directed by László Nemes Jeles) that won the Oscar as the Best Foreign Language Film in 2016. She received Zoltán Imre price in Hungary, in 2016.