Adam Roberts has served as artistic director, musical director, and choreographer for a wide range of companies, productions and projects throughout his multifaceted career. In Austin, Adam can be found at St. Luke United Methodist Church (Director of Music), TILT Performance Group (Co-Founding Artistic Director), The Actor’s School (Voice Faculty/Head of Musical Theatre), Carol Hickey Acting Studio (Voice Faculty), the Long Center for the Performing Arts (Resident Musical Director for Education), Ballet Austin (Musical Theatre Dance Faculty), River City Pops (Interim Artistic Director), and as a freelance director, conductor, and consultant on a variety of projects. Additional Austin-area credits include work with the Austin Jewish Repertory Theater (Founding Artistic Director), Alchemy Theatre Company, Austin Conservatory of Theatre, Austin Playhouse, Austin Shakespeare, Ground Floor Theatre, Mary Moody Northen Theatre, the Paramount Theatre, the State Theatre School of Acting, Summer Stock Austin, Texas Arts Project, the Texas Commission on the Arts, the Texas Cultural Trust, ZACH Theatre, and Zilker Theatre Productions. His students have performed in principal roles on Broadway, Off-Broadway and in regional theatre, been nominated for the Tony Award, and appeared in film, national tours, and on network television. He is the choreographer of two European concert tours.
In addition to his role as Musical Director of Music Theatre Online and Libretto with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Adam has contributed as a freelance arts writer to publications including the Austin Chronicle. He holds a master's degree in music from the Florida State University, an Executive Certificate in Arts and Culture Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania, and undergraduate degrees from Kent State University and Youngstown State University's Dana School of Music.
With affiliations including the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and Voice and Speech Trainers Association, Adam is recipient of the B. Iden Payne Award for Outstanding Music Direction, the Shalom Austin Staff Exemplar of Excellence Award, and a New York Public Library Short-Term Research Fellowship. Learn more about Adam and his work at adamroberts.com and adamrobertsvoice.com, on Facebook @adamkroberts, and on Instagram @adam_k_roberts.