Adam Benjamin

Biography

Adam Benjamin is an improviser, an award winning choreographer, writer and teacher, recipient of a National Teaching Fellowship 2013. A founder member of Five Men Dancing, he has performed and taught with Kirstie Simson, Kim Itoh, Jordi Cortés and Russell Maliphant. He was joint founder/artistic director of Candoco Dance Company and has made work for community and professional companies around the world, including introducing integrated dance to South Africa after the dismantling of Apartheid. He has been a Wingate Scholar, an Associate Artist at The Place and a Rayne Fellow, and now lectures at Plymouth University.