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ADF Opens with Gala on Charles Reinhart Day

The American Dance Festival opened this week with a Gala performance honoring Charles L. Reinhart, the festival’s President since 1968.  The evening began with a short film account of the life and legacy of Reinhart.  William Bell, the mayor of Durham, continued the celebration by offering Reinhart a key to the city, and declared Thursday,… Read More ›

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AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL EXPLORES WHAT IS DANCE THEATER? | JUNE 10 – JULY 24, 2010

ADF @ DPAC performances will take place at the Durham Performing Arts Center in downtown Durham.  ADF @ DUKE performances will take place at Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West Campus. This season is made possible through the generous contribution of the SHS Foundation. 8 WORLD PREMIERES A New Work by Mark Dendy, performed… Read More ›

MARTHA CLARKE TO RECEIVE 2010 SCRIPPS/ADF AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

MARTHA CLARKE TO RECEIVE THE 2010 SAMUEL H. SCRIPPS/AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL $50,000 AWARD

The American Dance Festival (ADF) will award distinguished choreographer and director Martha Clarke with the 2010 Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award for Lifetime Achievement, the most important lifetime award for choreographers. Established in 1981 by Samuel H. Scripps, the annual award honors choreographers who have dedicated their lives and talent to the creation of… Read More ›

NEA ARTS JOURNALISM INSTITUTE FOR DANCE JOURNALISTS NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS

Hosted by the American Dance Festival (ADF) The National Endowment for the Arts and the American Dance Festival today announced that the festival is seeking applicants for the 2010 NEA Arts Journalism Institute for Dance Criticism for professional print, online, radio, and television journalists. With support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the program,… Read More ›