“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”
— Friedrich Nietzsche
Based in Seattle Washington, Adam spends his year traveling around the world teaching, choreographing and performing. He holds titles from the International Lindy Hop Championships, European Swing Dance Championships and is an inductee into the Camp Hollywood/National Jitterbug Championships Hall of Fame.
Adam trained closely under 96-year-old original Savoy Ballroom dancer Norma Miller (Ken Burns Jazz) and is dedicated to preserving and spreading her legacy and the legacies of her fellow original Harlem Lindy Hoppers his classes.
Adam is also a proud member of the Actors Equity Association and has worked commercially as an actor and choreographer. In 2010 Adam founded the Harlem Swings! youth dance project in New York City. In 2014 Adam co-directed the Youth Program of the Frankie Manning Centennial celebration in New York City in collaboration with Lincoln Center, and the Frankie Manning Foundation which reached over 500 youth in NYC giving them a first experience with authentic American Jazz partner dancing.