ABOUT ADELE MYERS
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- Roslyn Sulcas, The New York Times
Adele Myers is a Miami based dance maker and Artistic Director of Adele Myers and Dancers (AMD), a national touring contemporary dance theater company made up of female athletes of the heart.
For over a decade, AMD has been presented throughout the U.S. from Miami to Seattle to Maine including at the American Dance Festival and Bates Dance Festival.
Since 2010, AMD has received notable national funding to develop and tour multiple evening-length multidisciplinary projects from the National Dance Project (NDP); National Performance Network (NDP), and New England Foundation of the Arts (NEFA) among others. Since relocating to Miami in 2015, Adele has received commissions from the Miami Light Project (2018) and MDC Live Arts (2019) to create two original works, Girls!Girls!Girls! and The Stage Show. AMD will be a company-in-residence at the South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center from 2019-2021 where SMDCAC will commission and present new and existing AMD repertory for the next two consecutive seasons.
Adele received a BA from Sarah Lawrence College, a One-Year Special Certificate from the London School of Contemporary Dance; and earned an MFA in Dance at Florida State University, and an MA and PhD (ABD) in Performance Studies from New York University. She was an Assistant Professor of Dance at Tulane University and Connecticut College and is currently on faculty at New World School of the Arts in Miami.