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 American Dance Festival RECEIVES RENEWED FUNDING FOR PARKINSON’S PROJECTS

Durham, NC, July 8, 2020-The American Dance Festival (ADF) is pleased to announced that it has been awarded funding to continue its Parkinson’s projects for 2020-21.ADF has been awarded a second South Arts Cross-Sector Impact Grant of $10,000 to support an innovative collaboration with Saxapahaw, NC, choreographers Tommy Noonan and Murielle Elizéon (Culture Mill) and Dr. Jeff Hoder (Duke University… Read More ›

A Night with Pilobolus Is Always a Lovefest

“Everything old is new again! Pilobolus joins ADF in its homecoming to Page Auditorium, presenting four timeless pieces that highlight the surreal, playful, and athletic approach to dance and theater that Pilobolus is known for.” — American Dance Festival 2019 Brochure — The Thursday, July 4th, ADF audience for Pilobolus: Everything Old Is New Again… Read More ›

The Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble Gives a Roof-Raising Performance at ADF

Classics are works of art that withstand the analysis of each new generation — and in the process, lay the groundwork for the future. Cleo Parker Robinson understands that delicate meshing of old and new, and last night she brought that knowledge with a booty-shaking swagger to the American Dance Festival at the R.J. Reynolds… Read More ›

The Paul Taylor Dance Company’s Promethean Fire Sets the American Dance Festival Ablaze

If I quench thee, thou flaming minister… I know not where is that Promethean heat/That can thy light relume. — Othello, Act V, Scene II — This year’s American Dance Festival in Durham, NC, which is presenting Two Different Programs of Classic Paul Taylor Dance!, is dedicated to Paul Taylor, one of our most accomplished… Read More ›

There Is Only One Word for Dorrance Dance’s Michelle Dorrance at ADF — It Is Wow!

Sound. Tap is about sound. Rhythm. The beat. You might also think that tap is about those shoes that make the sound in a rhythmic, almost super-human beat. It is. But last night’s American Dance Festival presentation of Dorrance Dance in SOUNDspace on June 21-23 in the R.J. Reynolds Industries Theater on Duke University’s West… Read More ›