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Nick Adams

Musical Theater Dance Intensive; Guest Artist

Nick Adams was born in Erie, Pennsylvania to Kenneth Mark Adams and Janet Rose Wojtalik. He attended high school at Mercyhurst Preparatory School in Erie. His first professional theatrical job was at age 16. After high school he spent a summer in Chicago training at Gus Giordano Jazz Dance. In 2005 he earned a BFA in musical theater with a minor in dance from The Boston Conservatory.

In New York, Adams joined the international tour of the musical Chicago, later joining the Broadway cast. He was also in the original Broadway cast of The Pirate Queen. In 2007, he co-starred in a Broadway revival of A Chorus Line. In June 2009 he was in the Broadway revival of Guys and Dolls.

In 2010, Adams played one of the "Cagelles" in the Broadway production of La Cage Aux Folles starring Kelsey Grammer of "Frasier" television fame.

Adams currently appears as one of the leading roles (Adam/Felicia) in the current Broadway production of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, which opened at the Palace Theater on March 20, 2011 after a short run in Toronto at the Princess of Wales Theatre.

He has appeared on US television productions of As The World Turns, Guiding Light, Dancing with the Stars, The View, The Today Show and The Early Show.

In 2011, Adams was a part of a PSA for the "It Gets Better" campaign with cast members from Priscilla, Queen of the Desert.

In 2011, Adams won two Audience Choice Awards, for "Favorite Breakthrough Performance" and "Favorite Diva Performance" for his role in Priscilla, Queen of the Desert 

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