Adam Roberts has served as artistic director, musical director or choreographer for a wide range of companies, productions and initiatives throughout his career, with choreography credits including two European concert tours. His students have appeared in principal roles on Broadway, Off-Broadway and in regional theatre, been nominated for the Tony Award, and appeared in film, national tours, and on network television.
Adam's credits include positions and/or productions with the Austin Jewish Repertory Theater (Producing Artistic Director), TILT Performance Group (Co-Founding Artistic Director), The Actor's School (Voice Faculty/Head of Musical Theatre), the Long Center for the Performing Arts (Resident Musical Director for Education), Austin Conservatory of Theatre, Austin Shakespeare, Ballet Austin Academy, Ground Floor Theatre, Mary Moody Northen Theatre, The Paramount Theatre, The State Theatre School of Acting, Summer Stock Austin, Trinity Street Players, Texas Arts Project, ZACH Theatre, Zilker Theatre Productions, and other producing and educational entities. He also serves Austin's St. Luke United Methodist Church as Director of Music.
In addition to his role as Musical Director of Music Theatre Online and Libretto with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Adam was a contributing writer and arts critic with The Austin Chronicle for several years. He holds a master's degree in music from the Florida State University, an Executive Certificate in Arts and Culture Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania, and undergraduate degrees from Kent State University and Youngstown State University's Dana School of Music.
Adam is a recipient of the B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Music Direction, the Shalom Austin Exemplar of Excellence Award, and a New York Public Library Short-Term Research Fellowship. He holds membership in the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), the Musical Theatre Educators Alliance (MTEA), and the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA).