ABOUT THE COMPANY
Adele Myers and Dancers, Inc. (AMD) is a Miami based not-for-profit dance theater company committed to advancing and amplifying female dance artists through process, performance, and community engagement. For over a decade, AMD has been presented throughout the U.S. and hailed for their signature blend of robust physicality and personal theatricality performed by dynamite athletes of the heart.
Since 2010, the company has received development and touring support for several multi-disciplinary evening-length projects from notable funding organizations including New England Foundation of the Arts for Theater in the Head 2010; National Dance Project Production Grant for Einstein’s Happiest Thought in 2013; the National Performance Network for The Dancing Room in 2015. Since relocating its home base from the northeast to Miami in 2015, AMD received commissions for new work from the Miami Light Project/Here & Now in 2018 for Girls!Girls!Girls! and MDC Live Arts/LALA in 2019 for The Stage Show.
From 2020-2022 AMD was a commissioned company-in-residence at the South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center (SMDCAC) where the company developed an evening-length dance theater work, T.W.I.S.T with additional support from a 2021 National Dance Project Production grant and from The Yard who is also a co-commissioning partner. With support from the NCC Akron Satellite Residency program, and in partnership with SMDCAC, AMD hosted TWISTalks, a series of facilitated virtual gatherings of women nationwide who share, listen, laugh and twist against disempowerment.
In partnership with the Pérez Art Museum of Miami, in 2021 AMD launched Miami Dancemakers, an annual six-month community engagement initiative to support Miami’s next generation of female creative visionaries in dance by partnering them with a consortium of local performing arts organizations who are Creative Development Partners. The 2022 Creative Development Partners include: The Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, Armour Dance Theater, Miami Light Project, Live Arts Miami, and South Miami Dade Cultural Arts Center, and YoungArts.
In 2022, the company unveiled the inaugural AMD Advisory Council made up of a nationwide inspiring cross-sector community of female leaders and entrepreneurs to help usher in the visionary expansion of AMD Inc. Stay tuned!