Who We Are
Alabama Dance Theatre’s goal is to train and educate
students in the disciplined art of dance and to educate and
develop the future audience for dance in central Alabama.
In addition to its public performances ADT hosts a number
of educational activities in the community which serve
to build our audience and enhance the cultural life of our city.
The Alabama Dance Theatre was founded in 1986 by Kitty Seale, Artistic Director. ADT is an award winning, regional ballet company with an eclectic repertoire. The company emphasizes serious training for the pre-professional dancer. The training foundation is classical ballet drawing strongly from the Russian Syllabus.
ADT’s dancers perform classical and contemporary ballets by nationally recognized guest choreographers, as well as emerging choreographers within the company.
A partial listing of choreographers and guest teachers include:
The Alabama Dance Theatre
Francesca Corkle - Joffrey Ballet
Magda Aunon - Fort Lauderdale Ballet Classique
The late Dame Sonia Arova, Thor Sutowski - San Diego Ballet
Alan Hineline - Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet
Ron Cunningham - Sacramento Ballet
Magaly Suarez - The Art of Classical Ballet
Leslie Jane Pessemier