Adam Lanter (Guest Choreographer) began his training with Ann O'Hara and the Dayton Ballet School. There he danced pre-professionally with Dayton Ballet II. He also studied with the Virginia School of the Arts, Dayton Contemporary Dance Company, Pontecorvo Ballet Studios, and Burklyn Ballet Theater. He danced professionally with the Ballet Theater of Maryland, Charleston Ballet Theater, Ballet Tennessee, and the Charleston Ballet of West Virginia. In 2002 he was asked to dance in Scotland at the Festival Fringe, where he danced the Mad Hatter in Alice in Wonderland. Adam taught dance for the Maryland School of Classical and Contemporary Dance, Dayton Ballet School, Danceworks, and the University of Dayton Dance Program. He collaborated with Wilmington Performing Arts Studio to develop a pre-professional ballet program and was the ballet program coordinator and instructor. Adam has choreographed both classical and contemporary works for Burklyn Ballet Theater, Wilmington Performing Arts Studio, and the University of Dayton Dance Ensemble. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from The Ohio State University.