Jan Adams

Preparatory Dance InstructorSchool of Dance
Jan Adams

Jan Adams studied ballet at the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and was a member of the North Carolina Dance Theater. She served as dance captain for the national touring company of “A Chorus Line,” and as Ballet Mistress for the Ballet Theater of the Virgin Islands in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. 

Adams has been teaching in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County public school system for more than 20 years and recently renewed her National Board Certification as a Middle Childhood Generalist.

Adams is also an A+ Fellow with the nationally acclaimed A+ Schools Program, working with teachers to develop comprehensive arts-based educational programming. She currently teaches at the Arts Based Elementary School in Winston-Salem and serves as the primary instructor for the Preparatory Dance Program’s entry-level class.