Adele Myers formative life as a mover began with ballet, track and field events, balancing on top of big red oil drums while rolling down steep hills, and other fearless feats of childhood dare deviltry, all of which shaped her vision as a dancer, choreographer and educator. Brimming with exuberance and strength her choreography features the physical, mental and emotional prowess of female dancers as dynamic and passionate athletes of the heart. A curator of chemistry between people, Adele’s approach to dance making is collaborative and often infused with visual art.
Smart with wit and an accessible honesty, her work is known for its high-octane referential themes against a backdrop of bold abstract choreographic design. Her company, Adele Myers and Dancers (AMD) has performed in theaters and at festivals throughout the U.S. In 2015, AMD was awarded a National Performance Network (NPN) Creation Fund grant for the development and touring of its new evening length-work, "The Dancing Room". AMD was awarded a National Dance Project grant in 2012 for the creation and tour of "Einstein’s Happiest Thought" which premiered at onStage at Connecticut College and kicked off the Company’s 2013-14 season taking them to the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Boston; Coker College, South Carolina; International Festival of Arts & Ideas, New Haven, Conn., The American Dance Festival, North Carolina, The Redfern Arts Center, New Hampshire and, Hillsborough Community College, Florida. From 2000-2002, Adele was an Assistant Professor of Dance at Tulane University. Subsequently, she earned an MA and PhD (ABD) in Performance Studies from New York University in 2005. From 2006-2013 Adele was an Assistant Professor in the Dance Department at Connecticut College. Since 2015 she has enjoyed being part of the dance faculty at New World School of the Arts. Adele is proud to call Miami her creative home base.