Adam Yankowy


actor, singer, music Director & Educator based in Des Moines, IA.

Currently teaches in the theatre departments at Iowa State, Grand View and Drake Universities. Adam graduated with his MFA in Musical Theatre from Minnesota State University, Mankato (MNSU). Adam holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from the University of Louisville, and a Musical Theatre Performance Certificate from AMDA, NYC. His Des Moines stage credits include The Monster in Young Frankenstein at the Des Moines Community Playhouse and as Paul/Bobby Understudy in Company with Iowa Stage.  MNSU stage credits include Javert in Les Misérables, The Beast in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Leon Czolgosz in Assassins, George Banks in Mary Poppins and Frederick Barrett in Titanic. Off Broadway credits include Broadway’s Rising Stars (Town Hall), Babes in Toyland (Lincoln Center), Ruddigore, The Mikado, and The Pirates of Penzance (NY City Center). Other favorite credits: big: The Musical (Paul/Zoltar), Oklahoma! (Jud), Curious George Live! (National Tour) and Streetmosphere at the Venetian Resort in Macau, China. His credits in music direction include Runaways (Drake) A Christmas Story: The Musical (MNSU), Disney's Mary Poppins (SACT), A Chorus Line (KCACTF), Olympian Bob(Plymouth Playshop).

Actor--Singer--Music Director--Educator