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Speaker | Alicia Adams
MODERATOR | Alicia Adams

The Culture of Innovation


Alicia Adams, Congress Co-Chair and Moderator at The Culture of Innovation, ISPA's 65th Annual Congress, in New York City on January 15-17, 2013. View the full Schedule of Events.

Julie ChenotAlicia Adams

Alicia B. Adams is the Vice President of International Programming and Dance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.  

She curated and produced the Center’s maximum INDIA (2011) and Arabesque (2009), JAPAN! culture + hyperculture (2008) festivals, and the festival of China (2005), the largest celebration Chinese arts and culture in American history. Adams also curates the Center’s Contemporary Dance and the Etcetera Series.  

Previously, Adams has worked for institutions including Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; Belafonte Enterprises, Inc.; City Center Theater; Harlem School of the Arts; and International Production Associates. She serves on the Board of Trustees of the Williamstown Theater Festival (Massachusetts), and the Founding Council of the Caine Prize for African Writing (U.K.).  

Adams holds an M.A. from Columbia University, a B.S. from New York University, and a certificate in arts administration from Harvard University’s School of Business Administration.