Adam Benjamin is a choreographer and improviser. A founder member of Five Men Dancing, he has performed and taught with Kirstie Simson, Rick Nodine, Kim Itoh, Jordi Cortés and Russell Maliphant. He was joint founder/artistic director of CandoCo Dance Company and has made work for community groups and professional companies around the world including Vertigo Dance Company and Scottish Dance Theatre. In South Africa, shortly after the dismantling of Apartheid, he founded Tshwaragano Dance Company and also choreographed for Remix Dance Project. In Ethiopia he developed the integrated strand for the Adugna Dance Theatre Company.
Adam has been a Wingate Scholar, an Associate Artist at The Place and a Rayne Fellow, he currently lectures at Plymouth University, where he is helping build an integrated dance theatre programme.