July 13, 2016 ~ Adam K. Roberts


Adam K. Roberts

Adam Roberts

This month’s guest speaker, Adam Roberts, is a man of many talents and vast professional experience, and he is thrilled about sharing his insights and knowledge about acting, writing, voice, choreography, the theater, and more with us on Wednesday, July 13th at Baby A’s.

Adam has served as artistic director, choreographer, or musical director for a wide range of companies, productions, and initiatives throughout his career, with choreography credits including two European concert tours. His students have appeared in principal roles on Broadway, off-Broadway, and in regional theater, been nominated for Tony Awards and appeared in film, national tours, and on network television.

Adam’s Austin-area credits include productions and/or faculty positions with these and other entities producing and educational:

The Actor’s School  as Voice Faculty/Head of Musical Theater
The Austin Jewish Repertory Theater as Artistic Director
The Long Center for the Performing Arts as Resident Musical Director for Education
TILT Performance Group as Co-Artistic Director
Austin Conservatory of Theater
Austin Shakespeare
Ballet Austin Academy
Ground Floor Theater
The Paramount Theater
The State Theater School of Acting
Trinity Street Players
Texas Arts Project
ZACH Theater
Zilker Theater Productions
Austin’s St. Luke United Methodist Church as Musical Director

In addition to his role as musical director of Music Theater Online and Libretto with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, for several years Adam was a contributing writer and arts critic with The Austin Chronicle. He holds a Master’s degree in Music and College Teaching Certificate from Florida State University and received undergraduate degrees from Kent State University and Youngstown State University’s Dana School of Music. Adam holds membership in the Voice and Speech Trainers Association (VASTA), The Voice Foundation (TVF) and the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC).

For your viewing pleasure, here’s an appetizer about Adam’s approach to choreography:


Last Month

The Network Austin Mixer extends our deepest thanks to our Guest Speakers on Wednesday, June 8, 2016, at our first (and maybe annual… from the turnout) Panel of Voiceover Professionals. We were very fortunate to have Debora Duckett, owner of dB Talent, Liz Atherton, owner of The Atherton Group, aka TAG Talent, and Mj Vandivier, voice coach at The Actor’s School (formerly known as the State Theater School of Acting) share their wisdom and insights about voiceover work. Attendance was superb and audience questions were addressed with precision and clarity by our first panel of voiceover professionals! We thank you 3 for offering your time and informing us about the details involving this line of work.


Note:  Baby A’s will place pylons on parking spaces reserved for our panelists behind the restaurant.  Please do not park in those reserved spots!

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Mixing & Networking begin @ 6:00PM, then the Speaker starts @ 6:45.

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