Adi Boutrous was born in 1989 in Beer Sheva, Israel. Studied at Matte Asher School for Performing Arts in Kibbutz Gaaton, followed by the Maslool – Professional Dance Program at Tel Aviv-Jaffa. He made his name as a dancer and choreographer in Israel before presenting his creations on international stages. He has performed with Israeli choreographers including Iris Erez, Hillel Kogan, Dana Ruttenberg, Noa Shadur, Rachel Ardos and Bosmat Nossan. His choreographic works have been performed in Théâtre de la Ville – Paris, Lyon Biennale de la Danse, Pavillon Noir, Belgrade Dance Festival, Julidans Festival, among others. He received first prize in the Shades of Dance Festival 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 Candelaria 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.