Adrienne de la Fuente
Company Manager - Dancer
Adrienne de la Fuente graduated summa cum laude from Fordham University with a BA in French Studies and Philosophy and a minor in Spanish. A California native, she trained with Richard Gibson and Zory Karah at the Academy of Ballet and with Fran Spector Atkins at SpectorDance. She was a member of SpectorDance Company and danced in Fran Spector Atkins’ Figures in the Dust based on John Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath. After moving to New York City, Adrienne trained at The Ailey School. Upon graduating, she joined Roman Baca’s Exit12 and has been with the company ever since, performing throughout the United States at several universities, conferences, and festivals. She has also danced and taught workshops with JUNTOS Dance Collective in New York City, Mexico, and Guatemala. In 2016, Adrienne became Exit12’s Company Manager and Ballet Mistress.
Outside of the dance world, Adrienne is the Director of Operations and International Partner at Private Prep, an educational service company headquartered in New York City.