Notable ADF School Alumni

ADF students have danced with many professional companies, choreographers, and shows, including:

African American Dance Ensemble
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre
Bill T Jones/ Arnie Zane Company
Company Wang Ramirez
John Jasperse
Kate Weare Company
Jose Limon
Lucinda Childs
Mark Dendy
Mark Morris
Monica Bill Barnes
Pascal Rioult
Paul Taylor
Pilobolus
Rosie Herrera Dance Theater
Shen Wei Dance Arts
Sleep No More
Stephen Petronio
Trisha Brown

 

ADF alumni include the following performers, choreographers, teachers, and artists:

Shawn Ahern
Brenda Angiel
Jack Arnold
Tatiana Baganova
Ivonne Batanero
David Beadle
Christopher Bell
Kevin Boseman
Hope Boykin
Brian Brooks
Trisha Brown
Nate Buchsbaum
Donna Faye Burchfield
Krystal Butler
Guilia Caratenuto
Li Chiao-Ping
Lucinda Childs
Madonna Ciccone
Martha Clarke
Maggie Cloud
Benjamin Coalter
Mary Cochran
Blondell Cummings
Merce Cunningham
Hannah Darrah
Mark Dendy
Peter DiMuro
David Dorfman
Senta Driver
Kitty Dukakis
Domingo Estrada
Betty Ford
Sarah Gamble
Gail Gilbert
Charlotte Griffin
Miguel Gutierrez
Charis Haines
Anna Halprin
Talli Jackson
Ellen Jacobs
Margaret Jenkins
Shayla-Vie Jenkins
Eriko Jimbo
Burr Johnson
Sara Juli
Larry Keigwin
Parisa Khobdeh
Sharon Kinney
Heather Lang
Nicholas Leichter
Paula Levine
Janet Lilly
Lar Lubovitch
Sean Mahoney
Mariah Maloney
Carla Maxwell
Yang Meiqui
Manelich Minniefee
Meredith Monk
Tess Montoya
Zuzanna Mrozek
Martha Myers
Alwin Nikolais
Jennifer Nugent
Ryan Page
Steve Paxton
Ursula Payne
Michelle Pearson
Jillian Peña
Pamela Pietro
Lonnie Poupard
Sherone Price
Joshua Reaver
Don Redlich
Jenna Reigel
Gabrielle Revlock
Christine Joy Ritter
Thryn Saxon
Sara Segar
Ruby Shang
William Siegenfeld
Ryan Rouland Smith
Alex Speedie
Katie Stirman
Pam Tanowitz
Linda Tarnay
Paul Taylor
Jennifer Tipton
Simon Thomas-Train
Leah Verier-Dunn
Doug Varone
Holt Walborn
Elizabeth Walton
Shen Wei
Gwen Welliver
Abigail Yager
Jesus David Zambrano

 

ADF Alumni – would you like to be included in this list? We would love to hear from you!
Email school@americandancefestival.org with a brief summary of your work and accomplishments post-ADF. We would love to know if and how ADF helped your dance career!