Adam has traveled across the United States, Canada, and Europe as a dance educator teaching musical theatre jazz, audition seminars, and more for national conventions, universities, conservatories, intensives, and professional studios. He teaches on the faculty of Pace University. 

Adam is known for his high-energy classes, athletic combinations, attention to health & alignment, and an ability to bring out emotionally charged performances from the dancers. He has been sought after for his ability to connect with dancers of all ages and levels, from the beginning student to the working professional. His work is rooted in classic jazz technique and has been recognized with choreography and overall awards at several regional and national competition events.


Adam is the author of this best-selling guidebook for young and aspiring professional performers.


Now required reading for university and conservatory programs across North America and Europe.

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Adam is the creator of this essential app for professional performers.

Use it to strategize your career and track your progress.

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Faculty Positions


Broadway Dance Center

Guest Faculty

Steps on Broadway

Guest Faculty

Pace University

Adjunct Faculty- Commercial Dance

Marymount Manhattan College

Adjunct Faculty- Musical Theater

Univ. of CA, Irvine- NYC Satellite

Guest Faculty- Musical Theater 

Broadway Artists Alliance

Guest Faculty


Commercial Dance Intensive

Resident Faculty- East & West

Theater Arts Preparatory School

Guest Faculty- Las Vegas

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