Matthew Adelson

Dance Production Manager

Contact & Office Hours

Green Street Classroom Annex



M.F.A., Yale School of Drama

B.A., SUNY-Albany


Matthew Adelson is the production manager for the Five College Dance Department, and has worked in lighting design and production management since 1996. From 2000 to 2005, he was the production coordinator for the dance department at NYU/Tisch School of the Arts, and from 2005 to 2015 was the lighting designer for the dance department at Williams College. Additionally, from 2005 to 2014, he was the director of production at the Mahaiwe Performing Art Center in Great Barrington. Matthew is also the production manager for the annual Yidstock festival at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst. His design credits includes work throughout the Berkshires, across the country, London and New York. He is a member of the United Scenic Artists, IATSE Local 829.