Adam Weinert, a choreographer and dancer from New York, made his debut at Oper Frankfurt with this production of Rinaldo last season. His productions and installations have been seen all over the world at places including the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Tate and Tate Modern in London. He has also produced and choreographied a series of short dance films, which won many awards. Articles have appeared in the New York Times, Juilliard Journal and New York Magazine. Adam Weinert has danced for the Metropolitan Opera Ballet Company, The Mark Morris Dance Group, Shen Wei Dance Arts and Christopher Willis. He was also in artistic partnership with Jonah Bokaer. He began training in classical dance at the School of American Ballet, before going on to study at Vassar College and the Juilliard School, who awarded him many prizes. He recently gained his masters in Performance Studies with André Lepecki at New York University. Adam Weinert, who graduated from the Juilliard School, won the 2008 Hector Zaraspe Prize for Outstanding Choreography.