A native of New Orleans, LA, Sulé-Joel Adams enjoys a career that personifies artistic versatility. He has worked in roles including dancer, educator, producer, choreographer, and arts administrator working to raise awareness through dance forms – culturally, historically and spiritually – compelling the broader community to expand their embrace of the world. He is a graduate from the State University of New York College where he earned his B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Community Arts Management and a M.A. in Leadership in the Arts and Entertainment Industries from NYIT. As a dancer, Sulé has worked with Ronald K. Brown/Evidence, Francine E. Ott/The Walk, Soweto Street Beat, N’Kafu Traditional African Dance Company and other widely renowned companies and artists touring regionally and internationally. In addition to performing, he has created and continues to produce HomeGrown events and initiatives, which celebrate artists’ contributions to the cultural heritage of their communities through performances, exhibitions, talks and workshops. Ignited by his passion for the arts, Sulé’s mission is to always advocate and assist in building communities through arts education; paving a way for dreamers and their dreams.
Senior Director of Programming