David Adams Biographical Research Project

This Research Project was conducted by Meredith Adams, after David’s death. The project was funded in part by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts in 2008.

David Adams Part 5: 1961 – 1964

David Adams Biographical Research Project 1961 – 1964 Contents 1961 – 64 1) Summer of 1961 – making new connections in London 2) September 7, 1961 – debut with London’s Festival Ballet 3) Personalities, Impressions 4) Early Roles with Festival Ballet … More

David Adams Part 4: 1951 – 1961

David Adams Biographical Research Project 1951 – 1961 Contents 1951 – 1961 1. Permanent move to Toronto – Promenade Concerts 2. Preparation for Premiere Performance of The Canadian National Ballet 3. Debut of Canadian National Ballet – November, 1951 at the … More

David Adams Part 3: 1948 – 1951

David Adams Biographical Research Project 1948 – 1951 Contents 1948 – 1951 1. October 3, 1948 – warm welcome upon arrival in Canada: 2. Staging the Classics – teaching and rehearsing with the Winnipeg Ballet 3. November, 1949 – tour of … More

David Adams Part 2: 1946 – 1948

David Adams Biographical Research Project 1946 – 1948 Contents 1946 – 1948 1. April 1946 – Acceptance into Sadler’s Wells Ballet School, London England 2. September 26, 1946, Set sail for England on The Aquitania. 3. Began course of studies at … More

David Adams Part 1: 1938 – 1946

David Adams Ballet dancing life long carreer started at an early age in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1938. More