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The ADF brought Pilobolus back to DPAC on June 30th and July 1st (photo by Robert Whitman)

Pilobolus’ Diverse ADF 2017 Program Featured Something for Everyone June 30th and July 1st

This summer marks the 84th season of the American Dance Festival. World-renowned American modern company Pilobolus has been visiting Durham since the festival moved here 40 years ago. Founded by non-dancers at Dartmouth College in 1971, Pilobolus adds about two pieces per year to their 120+ piece touring repertoire. They have performed on the Academy… Read More ›

The American Dance Festival will present Pilobolus June 27th and 28th at the Durham Performing Arts Center (photo by Grant Halverson)

Pilobolus Does What It Does Best: Make Us Laugh, Think, and Look at the Human Body Differently

American Dance Festival (ADF) audience favorite Pilobolus opened a three-performance run at the Durham Performing Arts Centeron June 26th. The opening-night performance, which featured the debut of two ADF-commissioned works, earned a standing ovation from the crowd, which was liberally populated with dancers from the ADF Six-Week School. (Having the dancers in the audience always… Read More ›

American Dance Festival 80th Anniversary Season Primer – 605 Collective and Pilobolus

Maybe I’m getting ahead of myself since the festival doesn’t kick off until June 13, but it’s good to plan ahead for a busy summer of show-going. Moving into the first full week of the festival, ADF introduces 605 Collective, the first of 11 ADF debuts. The 5-member company  based in Canada will perform Audible,… Read More ›

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AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 79TH SEASON

The American Dance Festival (ADF), recognized as “an international destination for modern dance,” is pleased to announce its 79th season of presenting the world’s most dynamic and innovative modern dance. The 2012 season, which runs Thursday, June 14-Saturday, July 28 in Durham

WHAT IS DANCE THEATER? | June 28 – July 3

The American Dance Festival (ADF) continues its 77th season, exploring What is Dance Theater? with a retrospective program by Eiko & Koma and Festival favorite Pilobolus