Adam Wheeler is a Stompin & Victorian College of the Arts Alumni. His invested interest in the development of youth and emerging dance practice spans over a decade and in this time he has founded Yellow Wheel, Victoria’s premier pre-professional dance company and is an Artistic Associate of Stompin. He is currently the Artistic Director of The Space Training Courses and has created and produced dance works with companies such as Chunky Move, Lucy Guerin Inc, Tasdance, 2NDTOE , Yellow Wheel , Stompin, Steps, QL2 and Fling Physical Theatre.
Wheeler’s relationship with Chunky Move spans 13 years and has seen him teach, choreograph and perform for company since 2004. He has across Australia, the USA, Canada and New Zealand performing in I Want To Dance Better at Parties and making It Sounds Silly.
Other career highlights include performing in Opera Australia’s The Ring Cycle, the Australian Ballet’s Out There Project, Festival Directing The Australian Youth Dance Festival and developing a Contemporary System of Training for the Australian Teachers of Dancing, which is now taught all over Australia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore.
Classes with Adam
My class aims at pursuing a greater understanding of using the floor and building upper body and core strength through contemporary dance. It includes tumbling, rolling and stalls and begins with a vigorous warm up, building towards a high-energy dance phrase. Bring your knee-pads!