Adi Boutrous was born in 1989 in Beer Sheva. At an early age he started learning gymnastics, and at later stage he became involved in Breakdance.

He started his professional dance training at MASPA – Matte Asher School for Performing Arts in Kibbutz Gaaton, followed by training at the “Maslool – Professional Dance Program” - Tel Aviv-Jaffa. 

 

He has performed with a range of independent choreographers in Israel including Hillel Kogan, Iris Erez, Dana Ruttenberg, Noa Shadur, Rachel Ardos and Bosmat Nossan. 

In 2013, alongside his continuing work as a performing artist, he started creating his own choreographic work. His works have been performed both in Israel and international stages, including Theatre da la Ville - Paris, Biennale de la Dans - Lyon, Pavilion Noire - Aix in Provence, Julidans Festival - Amsterdam, Curtain Up Festival and International Exposure -Tel Aviv. He received first prize in the festival “Shades of Dance – 2013” for his debut choreography “What Really Makes Me Mad.”

In tandem with his choreographic and performance work, Boutrous is a Vinyls collector and a DJ. His musical expertise focuses on the 70s, and traverses Funk, Turkish and Reggae, with a specialization in the Latin genres. In recent years, Adi has been traveling to Colombia, Mexico and Peru, to find original and rare sounds that were created in Latin America during the 70’s.