Adi Boutrous was born in 1989 in Beer Sheva. At an early age he started learning gymnastics, and at the age of 19 he started his professional dance training at MASPA – Matte Asher School for Performing Arts in Kibbutz Gaaton, followed by the “Maslool – Professional Dance Program” - Tel Aviv-Jaffa. He has performed with a range of Israeli choreographers including Iris Erez, Hillel Kogan, 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 choreographic works have been performed both in Israel and international stages, including Théâtre da la Ville - Paris, Biennale de la Dans - Lyon, Pavillon Noir, Julidans Festival, Curtain Up 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 2018, Théâtre de la Ville - Paris commissioned Adi's work "Submission", followed by "One more thing" in 2020. 

 

In tandem with his choreographic and performance work, Boutrous is a Vinyl collector and a DJ, founder of Cndelaria at Nuweiba Records. His musical expertise focuses on the years 1950-79, and traverses Middle Eastern, West African, Caribbean and a specialization in the Latin genres. In recent years, Adi has been traveling to Latin American countries, with Colombia being a major destination, to find original records.