Adam Darius

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Adam Darius in 2007

Adam Darius (10 May 1930 – 3 December 2017) was an American dancer, mime artist, writer and choreographer. As a performer, he appeared in over 85 countries across six continents.[1] As a writer, he published 19 books and wrote 22 plays. [2] He was born in New York City. He was known for creating plays based on the lives of Marilyn Monroe and Anne Frank.

In Britain he has taught, among others, mime artist, dancer and director, Kazimir Kolesnik,[3] rock star Kate Bush,[4][5] and Hollywood movie star Kate Beckinsale.[6]

Darius retired in October 2016.

Darius died on 3 December 2017 in Espoo, Finland of a heart attack at the age of 87.[7]

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  1. The extensive archives of Adam Darius´s career as dancer, mime artist and author are now housed in Espoo, Finland and at the Royal Academy of Dance in London.
  2. A full catalogue of Adam Darius' publications can be seen at the Mime Centre Archived 3 September 2009 at the Wayback Machine..
  3. Interview with Kazimir Kolesnik in Darius, A Acting: A Psychological and Technical Approach, Helsinki, 1998 (p.150)
  4. Interview with Kate Bush in Darius, A The Adam Darius Method, Latonia, 1984 (p.236)
  5. Jovanovich, Rob Kate Bush: The Biography, Portrait, 2006
  6. Interview with Kate Beckinsale in Darius, A Acting: A Psychological and Technical Approach, Helsinki, 1998 (p.144)
  7. Dancer and Choreographer Adam Darius Passes at 87

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