ADIN WALKER (he/they) is a movement director and associate director for the dance, puppetry, and climate-justice-focused Phantom Limb Company, whose production Falling Out about the 2011 radiation disaster in Fukushima (BAM Next Wave Premiere, 2018) was featured on the cover of American Theatre’s March 2020 issue on theater and climate change. As director and choreographer, Adin frequently collaborates with writers and composers Khiyon Hursey, Esperanza Rosales Balcárcel, Yilong Liu, Julian Hornik, Mark Sonnenblick, L M Feldman, Ava Geyer, Philip Dawkins, Roger Q. Mason, Emily Kitchens, and Anya Pearson. Adin has been a guest artist/lecturer at Yale School of Drama, Princeton, and NYU Tisch.
Walker trained in classical, contemporary, and hip-hop dance, having performed principal roles in works by Karole Armitage, Christopher K. Morgan, Alex Neoral, Desmond Richardson, Dwight Rhoden, and Maleek Washington. Walker has been an associate/assistant director to May Adrales, Shana Cooper, Dawn Monique Williams, Yehuda Hyman, and Tony award-winner Rebecca Taichman; has held directing fellowships with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the Chautauqua Theater Company; and has been a line producer and associate producer to Tony award-winner Mara Isaacs of Octopus Theatricals. Walker is currently in residence at Stanford University and graduated from Princeton University.