Creativity and risk. Two polar opposites that bind together influencing the other. In her presentation, noted Director and Choreographer Julian Adair will explore the relationship between decision making and the risks inherent in reaching your final destination. In chronicling her process in channeling your creative energies, she presents examples on how life changing events can help you focus on what’s important and how to use your new found energy to achieve success and satisfaction.
For nearly four decades, Julian Adair has performed in and choreographed numerous productions in the Omaha metropolitan area. As the successful business owner of Adair Dance Academy, she was one of the first to establish a modern dance venue for area choreographers. These companies, Tanzlust Inc. and Dance Conspiracy Inc. provided annual exhibitions for modern choreographers to showcase their work.
A recipient of a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree from Creighton University, she has used this experience in creating works for major dance programs and has performed and choreographed professionally throughout the Midwest.
As an award winning choreographer and director, she has been on the creative staff in over 100 theatrical productions and has served on the boards of the Omaha Modern Dance Collective and Theatre Arts Guild. Her latest venture involves her production company, Ever After Productions producer of the annual holiday presentation, “Nutcracker Delights” now in its fourth season, nominated for two Theatre Arts Guild Awards in 2009.
Her supporting cast includes her husband, Steve and their daughters Camille and Colette, who all share her enthusiasm for dance and theater.