Adam spent the 2008-09 academic year in the New York Finger Lakes serving a one-year appointment as Assistant Professor of Theatre and Dance for Ithaca College's prestigious training program. In addition to teaching all levels of Jazz, Dance for the Musical Stage and MT Workshop, he staged A New Brain and The Wild Party for their MainStage series.

A New Brain 

By William Finn and James Lapine

Ithaca College

Direction by Susannah Berryman 

Musical Staging by Adam Pelty

Music Direction by Joel Gelpe

The Wild Party

By Andrew Lippa

Ithaca College

Direction by Norm Johnson 

Musical Staging by Adam Pelty

Music Direction by Brian DeMaris