Adam-Troy Francis is a proud Kaurna, Ngarrindjeri and Wirangu Two-Spirit man.
South Australian, Adelaide based dancer, arts teacher, director, choreographer.
Australia's newest emerging First Nations performance artist.
He was the first Aboriginal student in Melbourne University history to audition and complete a bachelor’s degree in dance at the Victorian College of the Arts,
Adam-Troy is also a former Australian youth and professional representative in Dancesport (Ballroom/Latin) at worldwide competitions.
Adam has many experiences and achievements within the performing arts industry of Australia, including NAIDOC's 1996 Youth of the Year & 2019/2020 LGBTIQA+ NAIDOC Midsumma Pride Ambassador
Public speaker and spokesperson for First Nations community of Australia,
Back-to-back winner of the SA Governor Dame Roma Mitchell’s Arts scholarship for highest achievement in the Industry.
Adam placed 2nd in 2005 ABC’s national television dance show “Strictly Dancing” and was awarded the Highest Sporting Achievement at the 2006 Rainbow Awards.
2019 Mr Boylesque Australian Finalist Representative from VIC (AKA Stage name Adam Astro).
2023 Sydney World Pride First Nations Scholarship Award Winner to the Human Rights Conference.
Music electronic DJ - Death Adder performing and playing music sets gigs within Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney nightlife and festival dance parties and entertainment.