Adam Tan is a Malaysian-born dancer who grew up in Knoxville, TN. Inspired by the movement of Hip Hop at an early age, Adam grew an interest in dance and started learning hip hop moves through watching music videos. At the age of 18, he immersed himself in his dance community in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He began taking classes, competed in numerous competitions, and auditioned for various artists. Realizing his passion for the art, Adam chose to pursue a career in dance and delved into training in many other styles such as contemporary, jazz, urban and even pole acrobatics.
Adam’s Pole expertise awarded him Pole Art Champion at the International Pole Championships in Tokyo 2010 and Pole Fit Champion in Hong Kong 2012. He competed with Australia’s Hip Hop Champions, The Collektive in 2012 and competed with Art In Motion who were Semi finalists on Malaysia’s 8TV Showdown 2012. In addition, he has danced for artists like Mizz Nina, Reshmonu, Jay Park, and other big artists in Asia.
Today, Adam continues his career teaching classes around the world. He’s taught in countries like Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Philippines as well as delved into the community wherever he was at. While in Knoxville, TN, he co-created Southern Sole Dance Crew and in Philadelphia, PA he trained and performed with Hood Nation Dance Company.