Adam Forbes (Australia)
Adam Forbes is a Melbourne based dancer and performer. He is interested in structures and contexts that allow authenticity to arise within, and between, performer and audience.
Adam has worked with Melbourne based Malaysian dancer/director Tony Yap since 1994 on theatre- based and site specific work. Adam has created several site-specific solo dance works for MAPing projects in Malaysia and Australia and Indonesia’s Arts Island Festival.
Adams creative philosophy and aesthetics are informed by his work as a counselor and therapist cultivating generative spaces for the expression of compassion with clarity. He also collaborates with musicians and performs with socially engaged theatre. Adam’s dance is informed by his work as a counsellor and therapist, musicality and activist spirit.