Originally from Richardson, Texas, Paul Adams comes from a family of dancers, with an uncle who was a former dancer and a sister who graduated from North Carolina School of the Arts and dances with Donna Sternberg in Los Angeles. He was trained at the Ballet Academy of Texas in Coppell. His favorite ballets include Ben Stevenson’s Coppelia and Dracula and performing "Don Quixote" in Ben Stevenson's Don Quixote. This is Mr. Adam’s sixth season with Texas Ballet Theater. When not dancing, Mr. Adams enjoys fly-fishing, backpacking, archery and golf.