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Adele Robbins

Founder and Artistic Director of FWD

Adele studied Ballet Performance and Biology at the University of Oklahoma.  She began her career with the Los Angeles Ballet, she then went on to dance for the following decade with numerous companies including Boston Ballet, Ballet Neo, Syracuse City Ballet, Eglevsky Ballet, Baltimore Ballet, Connecticut Ballet, and English Youth Ballet.  She has performed the leading roles in Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, The Nutcracker, Giselle, George Balanchine's Prodigal Son, as well as many neo classical and contemporary works.

Adele has worked with film directors Jonathan Klein and Sinisa Nesivic, light/video artist and choreographer Darren Johnson, video artist and composer Trevor Jackson, and designer Atalanta Weller, to name a few.  

Adele has taught at the School at Steps on Broadway, as a guest teacher at numerous schools around the US, and with English Youth Ballet.  Her classes are about the physicality of movement, building and expanding upon the fundamentals of ballet, and gaining strength and flexibility to allow freedom of movement and of course expression. 

Adele is the proud mother of three young and free souls, a partner, and dog mama, while also being the creator, designer, answerer, manager, and lover of all things FWD.

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