OUR  TEAM

KIMBERLEY JAMES

ADC CREATIVE DIRECTOR 
LEAD CHOREOGRAPHER 
TEACHER

Kim is the face of the company and teaches majority of classes at ADC. She is the lead choreographer and an experienced and passionate director.

 

She directs the message and intention of ADC's media, choreography, and the culture of the team.

 

She oversees all creative - including media tone, show themes, dance styles and song choice

The team's job is to organise, structure and help to facilitate and bring forth the visual around Kimberley's strong creative vision.

DEESHA BHATIA

ADC MEDIA

Deesha oversees all of ADC's media and does all of our posting on instagram, facebook and our social channels. She is meticulous, fastidious and organises the overview of media across the company.

She helps to set the look and tone of what gets released, alongside Kimberley (ADC Creative Director) and Jess (ADC Designer).

Contact Deesha for any enquiries about font, titles, and colour.

RAFAEL BONATTO

ADC VIDEOGRAPHER & PHOTOGRAPHER

@bonattocgi

Rafael Bonatto is our Head Videographer and Photographer and has been part of every shoot and show since ADC's fruition, including the Lake Tekapo Campaign, 1950s at The Fed, Misery, Mid Winter Cabaret, Right By You, and STAY. 

 

He is an integral part of the ADC family and a hugely respected member of the photographic and videography community in NZ.

Rafa helps lead ADC forward from a tech perspective and has set us up with our internal cloud system, and kept the tech side of things on the digital forefront. 

TESSA DENYER

EVENT MANAGER

Tess is lead for ADC Headquarters and Staff Management. She helps to structure the company, organise the staff, sets tasks, and move ADC forward.

 

Tess has been involved behind the scenes and in the Squad since 2017, performing at GABS and shooting PRAYING, RIGHT BY YOU, and SWEET CHILD, as well as helping to organise all shots and shows since 2018! 

Any tardiness or absence should be reported to Tess.

 

 

ALYSE VERSTRATEN

ADC VIDEO EDITOR

Alyse assists in media by doing multiple edits for our live shows and big videos. She does a lot of the class promo videos and also teaches kids dance for ADC, as well as performing with the Squad. She has a background in communication and media and has also help shoot our digital modules.

She has knowledge of the ADC HDDs and can answer your questions about class promo videos (either her or Deesha), and titles, font and layout of videos.

PAUL MENEZES

ADC VIDEOGRAPHER

Paul is our BTS videographer and photographer, and videos our RISE live shows. He has edited multiple videos including: Look At Her Now (Water Shoot), The Fire/Water and Elements BTS Videos, RISE STronger Show Reel, and "Hold Me" with Alyse Verstraten.

He helps to shoot our digital modules, and  can answer your questions about Premiere and edits.

ANASTASIA DANILOVA

ADC ACCOUNTS

Anastasia is our Accounts Person.

 

Lisa handles all payments, budgets, and authorises the money side of ADC. She handles all ticketing for shows and rolls.

 

A part of ADC in 2020, she has flashmobbed at the Hilton with the ADC Squad, shot ADC's Water Shoot "Look At Her Now" and appeared in the "Lovely Day" video and RISE: Stronger.

 

Anastasia uns all money related aspects of ADC. Nothing gets bought or paid for without her permission and she is who you need to report to with anything money related. She will be chasing up your owings for classes should anyone fail to complete their cross credit task and paying your wages.  Timesheets will come through to both Tess and Anastasia to check and ensure your hours are accurate and correct.

JAYMEE WELLS

ADC MANAGEMENT

Jaymee is the Structural Manager of ADC with the company's big picture in mind. Her strengths lie in goal projection and fulfilment, as well as organising and structuring staff systems to ensure we are all on track.

Any questions about your contract and ADC systems, go to Jaymee. Meeting with the company each Wednesday, Jaymee will be on site to review all staff and make sure everyone is fulfilling deadlines.

 

 

JESS SLOMAN

ADC DESIGN

Jess does all of ADC's Design. She shot down in Queenstown with the team in 2020 and works on our show programmes, website design, banners, signatures and photos.

Contact Jess if you need any titles made, or colours changed.

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