COLE JAMES ADAMS portrait
  • Production Director for Modern Dance and Ballet, School Of Dance
  • Lighting Designer for Modern Dance and Ballet, Modern Dance Department
  • Professor (Lecturer), School Of Dance

Professional Service

  • SB DANCE. Board President. 01/01/2018 - present
  • SB Dance . Role: Executive Board Member. Executive Board Member. 01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017
  • SB Dance. Executive Board Member. 01/01/2016 - present
  • SB DANCE. Role: Executive Board Member. Executive Board Member. 01/01/2014 - present
  • Mountain West Ballet. Role: Member. Advisory Board Member. 01/01/2012 - present
  • Utah Pride Center. Role: Chair of events committee. Executive Board of Directors (secondary board). 12/01/2011 - present
  • SB Dance. Member of Board of Directors. 02/16/2011 - present

Internal Service

  • Search Committee for Ballet Choreography position . 12/01/2018 - 04/30/2019. Department service.
  • DRC committee for SOD. 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018. College service.
  • Dance Science Task Force. 11/01/2017 - present. Department service.
  • CFA Budget Advisory Committee. 09/01/2017 - present. College service.
  • Search Committee Member 2017 Hybrid Tenure-track position. member, 03/01/2017 - 04/30/2017. Department service.
  • Search Committee Member for Director of School of Dance. committee member, 12/01/2015 - present. College service.
  • College Council Member. Member, 08/01/2014 - 08/31/2016. College service.
  • Search committee member - KPAC Executive Director Search. Committee Member, 05/01/2013 - 05/30/2014. College service.
  • Search Committee AV Staff Specialist MCD. Chair, 05/01/2013 - 07/31/2013. Department service.
  • Search Committee Technical Director MCD. Chair, 05/01/2013 - 07/31/2013. Department service.
  • Add Hoc Committee Member - Usage Fee Task Force. Committee Member, 03/01/2013 - 08/31/2013. College service.
  • CFA Budget Advisory Committee. Member, 04/01/2012 - 05/01/2013. College service.
  • Search Committee - Stage Manager MCD. Chair, 03/01/2012 - 05/01/2012. Department service.
  • Ballet floor replacement committee. 01/11/2011 - present. Department service.

Community Partnership

  • Hillcrest High 2018 Realized Hairspray. Mentor and designed the production with high school students. 11/01/2018 - 11/19/2018
  • illcrest High School - Mentored, designed, and taught students the lighting design process. The culmination was a very high quality production of the musical Carousel. 11/18/2015 - present
  • Lehi High School - Mentored, designed, and taught students the lighting design process. The culmination was a very high quality production of the musical Tarzan. 11/12/2015 - present
  • Hillcrest High School - Mentored, designed, and taught students the lighting design process. The culmination was a very high quality production of the musical AIDA. 11/01/2011 - 11/16/2011
  • Rockwell charter school - Taught students about lighting instruments and helped light a small production of The Spitfire Grill. 10/25/2011 - 10/28/2011

In the Media

  • Lighting Design - Cover of Routledge Press publication of ÔÇťAuditioning for Musical Theatre" by Denny Berry - Text book for Musical theater - Features a picture of Cole Adams lighting design of American Idiot in 2016. 10/17/2018.