Adam Cates

Adam Cates

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Adam Cates is the associate choreographer of the Broadway musical Anastasia. He was the associate choreographer of the Tony Award-winning “Best Musical” A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder (Broadway/National Tours), and also assisted Kathleen Marshall on the Tony-winning Broadway revival of Anything Goes, and Tommy Tune on the national tour of Doctor Dolittle. Adam is the choreographer and co-book more

Class Descriptions

Theater Dance

Class begins with a designed Jazz/Ballet/Yoga warm-up incorporating aligned stretching, strategic strengthening, and center and across-the-floor exercises that focus on technical refinement.

Students are taught a stylized Musical Theater combination. Choreography ranges in diversity but asks students to explore the world in which the story takes place. Emphasis is placed on style, character, technical execution, history, and sometimes vocalization.

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