Jessica Bodtke ’06 Hammer and Peter Hammer ’06

Jessica Bodtke ’06 Hammer and Peter
Hammer ’06 moved to France in November
2017 after being awarded the French Passport
Talent visa (renewable for up to four years) to
choreograph for and dance with the tap dance
company Tapage in Toulouse, France. Peter
will also be teaching classes and workshops in
the Jump Rhythm Jazz and Tap techniques in
Toulouse and other cities throughout France.
He has been a company member with Jump
Rhythm Jazz Project in Chicago, Illinois since
2010. Jessica plans to use this opportunity to
further her knowledge of French cheese and
wine, having spent the previous year working
as a cheesemonger in one of Chicago’s premiere
cheese and wine shops.

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