Adam Cates

Adam Cates

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Adam Cates has built a career as a theatre artist working as a choreographer, director, performer, educator and writer. He created choreography for a new production of Puccini’s La Boheme at The Santa Fe Opera and provided choreography for the American premiere of the Olivier-winning play Jeeves Wooster in Perfect Nonsense at Hartford Stage for UK director Sean Foley. He collaborated with Larry Grossman, Andrew Lippa, director Kaitlin 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.


BDC offers more than 350 drop-in classes a week!
Walk-ins welcome. All levels and styles.


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