Adam Blake

Personal Profile:
Adam Blake has been choreographing since he was a young boy and has an extensive background in Hip-Hop dance, lyrical, contemporary, modern, and tap.

Adam performed with Disney on Ice for eight years as a Principal skater and line captain. Since 2009, he has been winning professional choreography competitions like the Proskater’s Virtual Skate Off, Young Artist Showcase, and the U.S. Open. He was the recipient of the Grassroots to Champion’s “Champion in Life” Award and received the “Creative Visionary” Award at the 2015 U.S. Open.

In 2015, Adam produced, directed, and choreographed his own, one-of-a-kind ice show with a live band: “Music, Best Served Cold”. Since then he has contributed to the choreography of five Disney on Ice shows and has choreographed Dynamic Show’s “Volkswagen AutoStadt Skating Spectacular”, Opening Ceremonies for the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships, and Show Programs for World, Olympic and National Competitors including Ross Miner and Kimmie Meissner.

In 2016, Adam served as Associate Choreographer for the Haydenettes’ Free Skate program, their first gold medal in the free skate, at the 2016 Synchro World Championships. Most recently, he was the Ice Choreographer for Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey’s newest production “Out of this World”. Adam is the Artistic Director of The Skating Club of Boston’s Theatre On Ice program.

Formal Education:

Coaching Philosophy:
I believe that the process of creating choreography is a collaborative experience. The skaters themselves are the artists, the medium, and the genius. My goal is to help them find and amplify their creative voice.

Coaching Since:
2010

PSA Ratings:

PSA Rankings:

Students’ Competitive Achievements:
Co-Choreographed Ross Miner’s 2016 Short Program
Choreographed Gabriella Izzo’s 2016 Short Program
Co-choreographed Maxim Naumov’s 2019 Short Program
Choreographed Paige Rydberg’s 2019 Free Program

Last 4 Years – Students’ Competitive Achievements:
Co-Choreographed Ross Miner’s 2016 Short Program
Choreographed Gabriella Izzo’s 2016 Short Program
Co-choreographed Maxim Naumov’s 2019 Short Program
Choreographed Paige Rydberg’s 2019 Free Program
Associate choreographer for Haydenettes

Disciplines / Specialties:
Choreography (Singles, Pairs, Ice Dance, Synchro)
Theatre on Ice

Show History:
Semi-Principal for Disney on Ice: 2 years
Principal for Disney on Ice: 6 years
Assistant Choreographer for Disney on Ice: 2 years
Associate Choreographer for Disney on Ice: 3 years
Ice Choreographer for 146th Edition of Ringling Bro’s and Barnum & Bailey
Co-Choreographer for the Volkswagen winter shows: 5 years
Choreographer for the 2016 World Figure Skating Championships opening Ceremonies
Choreographer for the Nationals, and Team Cup Challenge Galas: 3 years
Choreographer for Disney on Ice: 2020

Coaching Awards, Accomplishments & Seminars:
Nominated for 2016 Choreographer of the year
Presented at 2016 PSA Conference

Skating Awards, & Accomplishments:
Creative Visionary Award at the 2016 US Open
Winner of the 2nd Young Artist’s Showcase Choreography challenge

Affiliation with U.S. Figure Skating, PSA, ISU:
Member, U.S. Figure Skating