Articulate Austin


about the creators


Devon Adams

Devon Adams is a dancer and choreographer based in Austin, Texas. She is an Albuquerque native, with performance credits nationwide. She has spent the past three years as a member of Chaddick Dance Theater and is now performing and choreographing on a freelance basis. Devon received her BFA in dance at Southern Methodist University. Since her arrival in Austin, Devon has been creating innovative dance art in the community. In 2014, Devon co-founded TETHER, a meeting place for the exploration of new ways of storytelling combining dance and theatre, and her interests in vulnerability and mental health
guide many of her independent and collaborative projects. Devon has created work for Austin Contemporary Dance Theatre, the Georgetown Palace Theatre, The Dance Project, the Austin City Ballet, and commissions for Sparrow Dance Productions and Ballet Repertory Theatre of New Mexico. In Austin, she has performed with Chaddick Dance Theater, NunaMaana Immersive Dance Theatre, Austin Contemporary Dance Theatre, The Dance Project, The Austin City Ballet, and The Georgetown Palace Theatre, among other projects. She appeared as a dancer in the 2013 Walt Disney Film The Lone Ranger. Devon performed with the New York City-based modern dance company Blackbird Dance for their 2013 season, as well as the Angelo Dance Project in 2010, also based in New York. She performed soloist roles with Ballet Repertory Theatre of New Mexico for their 2010-2012 seasons. 


Esther Bramlett

Esther Bramlett is a performance artist. She has been performing professionally since 2013 in contemporary dance companies and on the burlesque stages in San Francisco, CA, Austin,TX and Columbus,Ohio. Her dance training includes the University of San Francisco, the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance and performing with Bay Area artists such as Detour Dance, Garrett+Moulton, and Anna and the Annadroids. Since 2015 she has made works in Austin that have been seen in the Austin Dance Festival in 2016 and the Waco {254} Dance Festival in 2017 and has been commissioned to make original work with Ballet East Dance Company. As burlesque performer Dame Dynamite, she makes four pieces of new work every year and performs regularly on stages from Austin to San Francisco.