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Adam Cates - Choreographer

Adam Cates

ADAM CATES has worked across the globe as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher on Broadway, national tours, television, opera, cruise ships, casinos, and regional theatre.  Adam is the associate choreographer for the new Broadway musical, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder, at the Walter Kerr Theater.  Credits include Anything Goes (Broadway; assistant to Tony winner Kathleen Marshall), Tommy Tune’s Doctor Dolittle (National Tour; Asst. Choreographer/Dance Captain), 90210 (CW Network; Assoc. Choreographer), Live from Lincoln Center (PBS; Assoc. Choreographer/Dance Captain), The Wizard of Oz(National Tour; Assoc. Choreographer), Babes In Toyland (Lincoln Center; Assoc. Choreographer/Dance Captain), The Brain From Planet X (New York Musical Festival; Choreographer), The Music Man 50th Anniversary (Assoc. Choreographer/Dance Captain), The Grand Duchess of Gerolstein (Santa Fe Opera; Assoc. Choreographer/Dance Captain), and productions for Paper Mill Playhouse, Goodspeed Musicals, Seattle Opera, Stephen Sondheim Center, Gulfshore Playhouse, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Arizona Opera, Nevada Repertory Company, Holland America Cruise Line and casinos in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Reno. He has worked with such stars as Sutton Foster, Sarah Jessica Parker, Joel Grey, Patti LuPone, Shirley Jones, Susan Graham, Shenae Grimes, Richard Kind, Matthew Broderick, and more.  Adam tours the country as a faculty member and director for Dancers Inc. national conventions and is on the faculty of Rosie O’Donnell’s Maravel Arts Center in New York City. He has been a guest/master teacher for Broadway Dance Center, Synthesis Dance Project, Metro Movement (Toronto), Dance Masters of America, The Rock School Jazz Intensive, and universities, intensives, and dance studios across the US and Canada. Visit for more.