Matthew Adamczyk joined The Joffrey Ballet in 2003 as an Arpino Apprentice and was promoted to full company member in August 2005.Born in Ware, Massachusetts, he trained at the Harid Conservatory in Boca Raton, Florida, where he was a recipient of the Rudolf Nureyev Education Fellowship as well as The Jeannot B. Cerrone Award for Excellence in Performance.Mr. Adamczyk’s repertory with The Joffrey Ballet includes Celebration, The Clowns, Creative Force, Giselle, Light Rain, Opus Jazz, Petrouchka, Les Presages, Romeo and Juliet, Square Dance, Tensile Involvement, Viva Vivaldi, In the Night, After the Rain, Age of Innocence, Offenbach in the Underworld, Lilac Garden, Round of Angels, Smile with my Heart, Trinity, Crossed, Cloven Kingdom, PRETTY Ballet, Motown Suite, and To Know Her. He has danced lead roles in The Nutcracker, Cinderella, Othello, Carousel (A Dance), Postcards, The Dream, The Green Table, Stravinsky Violin Concerto, The Concert, Valses Poeticos and the solos Lacrymosa and Aria.Outside of dancing, Mr. Adamczyk enjoys traveling, cooking, listening to music, painting, reading, and spending time with friends. He is also an accomplished artist having created commissioned paintings and has original works on exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City.
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