Adrienne Brooks, A.R.A.D.
Adrienne Brooks, A.R.A.D. - Ballet Instructor/Choreographer
A Louisiana native, Adrienne Brooks received her classical ballet training under the direction of Marion Mills and the auspices of the Theater School of Dance. She is an Associate of the Royal Academy of Dance. For a decade beginning in 1989, Miss Brooks performed with the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet, the last eight years as a principal dancer. She served for many years as a dance instructor with the Theater School of Dance and as Rehearsal Director for the Junior Company of the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet during the 1999-2000 seasons. She also served as Co-Artistic Director for the Shreveport Metropolitan Ballet from 1999-2006. Miss Brooks co-owned and operated Shreveport Metropolitan Dance Academy from 1999-2006. Adrienne was a classical ballet instructor at Centenary College and was a company dancer with Ballet Austin in 1996-97, and company member of LAJAZ DANZ in 2003-2005. Throughout her career, Miss Brooks has been involved in numerous community events and productions. She has co-created two full-length world premier ballets “Snow White” and “The Wizard of OZ”. Adrienne was nominated for a Memory Lee Award for her choreography in the 2003 Peter Pan Players’ production of “Mary Poppins”. Adrienne has dedicated her life to the art of dance and teaching dance.