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Adam Battelstein '85



Adam Battelstein lives in Kent, CT. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa, magna cum laude and with highest departmental honors from Middlebury College. He has traveled all over the world dancing for such companies as Zero Moving Dance Co., Momix, and Pilobolus. He’s been called a “master clown disguised as a dancer” and was noted by the New York times for his “comic genius.” As an actor he has had leading roles in many productions and shared the stage with such luminaries as Paul Newman, Gene Wilder, Joanne Woodward + Christopher Plummer, among others. Adam has danced solo on NBC, ESPN, Bravo and with Brian Boitano on his televised skating spectacular. He recorded a Hyundai commercial with Pilobolus and danced in front of one billion viewers at the 2007 Academy Awards. He’s danced on the Ellen Show, Good Morning America and most recently on the Oprah Winfrey Show. Adam is a master teaching artist for the state of Connecticut and offers two children’s programs that are represented by Young Audiences of CT, St Louis, Atlanta, and Rochester, NY.


Program in Dance

Mahaney Center for the Arts
72 Porter Field Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT 05753