The Yard Performances


as a Besse Schonberg Fellow participant

performed by Adam Barruch and Chelsea Bonosky


Adam Barruch began his career as a young actor, performing professionally on Broadway and in film and television, working with promi-nent figures such as Tony Bennett, Jerry Herman and Susan Stroman. He later received dance training at LaGuardia High School for Music & Art and Performing Arts. After three years, he graduated early and was accepted into the dance department at The Juilliard School. Adam is currently a dancer with Sylvain Émard Danse in Montreal. As a choreographer, Adam’s work has been presented at Dance Theater Workshop, LaMaMa, City Center, NYU/ Skirball Cen-ter for the Performing Arts, The Juilliard School, The Barysh-nikov Arts Center, Joe’s Pub, Ailey-Citigroup Theater, Jacob’s Pillow: Inside/Out, Cedar Lake Theater, The Harris Theater, The Yard on Martha’s Vineyard, Bates Dance Festival and Theatre Usine C in Montreal. Adam Barruch was selected as a participant in the 2011 Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation New Directions Choreography Lab made possible by generous support from the Ford Foundation. Adam Barruch’s short-film collaboration with filmmaker Nel Shelby, Folie a Deux, was screened at the Dance On Camera Festival in Lincoln Center. He has also created works for companies such as River North Dance Chicago, Ailey II and BalletX. Adam is a 2014 recipient of the Lotos Foundation Prize in Arts and Science.