Adam Rutherford – CV

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Adam Rutherford

Adam Rutherford
No. 2 Ballard House
Newtown Road

Tel: 07837072078
D.O.B: 25th March 1981


2010 Wayne Sables Project. Choreographer – Wayne Sables Is It Me? Performer.

2010 MK Fringe. Choreographer – Helen Parlor (Motionhouse) A Fools Journey. Performer.

2010 Clod Ensemble Anatomical Piece. Research and Development – Chisenhale Dance Space/Sadler’s Wells.

2010 Dominion Dance Company Repress. Co-company director, choreographer and performer.

2008 – 2009 2Faced Dance Company. Director/Choreographer – Tamsin Fitzgerald State of Matter – Edinburgh Fringe Festival and National Tour. Rehearsal director and performer

2008 Aracaladanza – DanceXchange. Choreographer – Enrique Cabrera DanSense. Performer.

2008 International Dance Festival Birmingham (IDFB). Director/Choreographer – Hofesh Shechter. Artistic Director/Co-Choreographer – Tamsin Fitzgerald Watch This Space! Performer.

2005– 2007 Howard Productions – MS Astor/ia Performer (Dancer and Singer) – World Cruise. Dance Captain

2004– 2005 New Adventures. Director – Matthew Bourne Swan Lake – Worldwide Tour. Cygnet, Sailor, Troll, Spanish Dancer and understudy Young Prince

2004 Full Force Dance Company Director/Choreographer – Helen Parlor (Motionhouse) Headcase. Performer

2004 Action! Platform – RADA. Workshop Leader – Sue Smith (CandoCo Dance Company) Performer and creative input

2002 – 2003 Transitions Dance Compan Henri Oguike (Henri Oguike Dance Company) ‘Brightside’ en Wright (Independent Artist) ‘For The Feel of Things’ Richard Siegal (Ballet Frankfurt) ‘Fr’ Luca Silvestrini and Bettina Strickler (Protein Dance Company) ‘Soiree’ Christian Duarte and Shani Granot (PARTS) ‘From This Moment On’


Oct 2010 Centre for Advanced Training – Birmingham DanceXchange

April 2010 Attitude Dance Company – DanceFest, West Midlands

2009 -2010 North East Wales Dance

Sept 2009 Attitude Dance Company – DanceFest, West Midlands

2009 – 2010 BTEC National Diploma and Certificate in Performing Arts – Backstage Academy of Performing Arts

April – June 2009 Early Years – Telford and Wrekin

Feb 2009 Whose Shoes? – Birmingham Repertory Theatre and DanceXchange

Jan 2009 Cheltenham and Gloucester Youth Dance Company

2007 – 2009 2Faced Dance Company

2005 – 2007 Howard Productions – MS Astor/ia

2005 Greenwich College, London

2005 Hampshire Dance

2005 Transitions Dance Company

2004 Laban Centre

2004 Dance in Nation 2004, The Barbican Theatre and The Theatre Royal Plymouth

2004 Resolution! 2004

2002 – 2003 Transitions Dance Company

Taught technique classes and repertory based creative workshops nationally and internationally as a member of Transitions Dance Company. Ages taught range from eleven to forty years plus.


2002 – 2003 Laban, London
Graduate Diploma in Performance, Transitions Dance Company

1999 – 2002 Laban, London
BA(Hons) Dance Theatre


Available on request

Biog for work with Wayne Sables

Adam Rutherford is a freelance Creative Practitioner. He trained at the Laban Centre for Movement and Dance, studying a Degree in Dance Theatre. Upon completion he became a member of Transitions Dance Company, touring nationally and internationally the work of five renowned choreographers including Henri Oguike (Henri Oguike Dance Company), Ben Wright and Luca Silvistrini (Protein Dance). As a dancer in Transitions he also gained his Graduate Diploma Certificate in Performance. Adam performed professionally as a dancer with Full Force Dance Company (Helen Parlor – Motionhouse) before becoming a member of New Adventures, (Matthew Bournes’ ‘Swan Lake’). He then performed commercial jazz and musical theatre as a dancer on passenger cruise liners. He completed two world cruises and obtained the role of Dance Captain before returning to the UK. Upon his return he became a member of 2Faced Dance Company. He toured nationally in ‘State of Matter’ as a dancer before becoming the Rehearsal Director for 2Faced. He remained Rehearsal Director and dancer for the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2009 and UK tour. When a member of 2Faced he also performed in ‘DanSense’ by Enrique Cabrera for Birmingham DanceXchange and ‘Watch This Space’ by Hofesh Shechter as part of the International Dance Festival Birmingham. Adam has seven years professional teaching experience, delivering workshops to all ages from primary to tertiary levels both in the UK and abroad. His choreographic and teaching experience includes creating work for Cheltenham and Gloucester Youth Dance Company, Birmingham Repertory Theatre, Birmingham DanceXchange, 2Faced Youth Dance Company, Attitude Youth Dance Company, Resolution! and Telford and Wrekin ‘Find Your Talent’ initiative. He has taught BTEC Dance part-time at Lincoln Backstage Performing Arts Academy as well as working freelance for various organisations including North East Wales Dance. Most recently he has completed a research and development period for The Clod Ensemble at Sadler’s Wells and danced for Helen Parlor in her piece ‘A Fools Journey’ for the Milton Keynes Fringe 2010. From January 2011 Adam will be teaching contemporary technique for the Centre of Advanced Training (CAT) at Birmingham DanceXchange as well as becoming a dance artist/choreographer for West Midlands Boys Dancing project.

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