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Featured Upcoming Events

Screening of “Bobbi Jene”

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June 22, 2017 - 7:00 pm-9:00 pm
Screening of Bobbi Jene Full Frame Theater @ American Tobacco Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm, doors open at 6:30 pm FREE (ticket required) After a decade of stardom in Israel, American dancer Bobbi Jene Smith decides to leave behind her prominent position at the world-famous Batsheva Dance Company, as well as the love […]

Bill Young/Colleen Thomas & Co

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June 23, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
BUY TICKETS Friday, June 23 @ 8:00pm Saturday, June 24 @ 7:00pm Bill Young/Colleen Thomas & Co. revive Young’s 30 year-old Interleaving, a piece combining four separate dances. This unusual choreographic concept uses these four dances that have traditional beginnings, middles, and ends, but instead of a linear presentation of those sections, Young has grouped […]

Inside/Out: Exploring Movement with the Hoop with Gabrielle Revlock

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June 24, 2017 - 1:30 pm-3:00 pm
This workshop is intended both for dancers who want to expand their neuro-muscular awareness and for anyone curious about the hula hoop as a fun, cardiovascular activity. We will start at the beginning, learning how to keep the hoop going. From there we will use the constant motion to explore spirals, subtle weight shifts, and pathways […]

Cherdonna

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June 24, 2017 - 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
buy tickets Saturday, June 24 @ 1:00pm & 7:00pm Sunday, June 25 @ 1:00pm & 7:00pm Monday, June 26 @ 7:00pm Tuesday, June 27 @ 7:00pm ADF, in association with Living Arts Collective, presents Clock that Mug or Dusted, part two of a three-part suite–one great, bright, brittle all togetherness–a glorious, hilarious, and, yes, messy, […]

Contact Improv Jam at the Ark with Ray Schwartz

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June 24, 2017 - 4:05 pm-5:50 pm
Community members are invited to join ADF’s Six Week School in a supportive, focused space to develop and practice your ensemble and contact improvisation skills. The jam will begin by establishing rules and intentions, move into a brief session that imparts some basic skills for those new to contact, and arrive at an open jam […]

Bill Young/Colleen Thomas & Co

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June 24, 2017 - 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
BUY TICKETS Friday, June 23 @ 8:00pm Saturday, June 24 @ 7:00pm Bill Young/Colleen Thomas & Co. revive Young’s 30 year-old Interleaving, a piece combining four separate dances. This unusual choreographic concept uses these four dances that have traditional beginnings, middles, and ends, but instead of a linear presentation of those sections, Young has grouped […]

Cherdonna

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June 25, 2017 - 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
BUY TICKETS Saturday, June 24 @ 1:00pm & 7:00pm Sunday, June 25 @ 1:00pm & 7:00pm Monday, June 26 @ 7:00pm Tuesday, June 27 @ 7:00pm ADF, in association with Living Arts Collective, presents Clock that Mug or Dusted, part two of a three-part suite–one great, bright, brittle all togetherness–a glorious, hilarious, and, yes, messy, […]

Dance Theater Camp (ages 8-12)

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June 26, 2017 to June 30, 2017 - 9:00 am-3:00 pm
  This summer, children ages 8–12 are invited to dance, act, and design in ADF’s performing arts camp! Campers will have the opportunity to develop choreography, create characters, and learn about what goes on behind-the-scenes during a performance. Each day, students will need: Comfortable, stretchy clothing that allows for a full range-of-movement Bag lunch Water […]

Cherdonna

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June 26, 2017 to June 27, 2017 - 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
BUY TICKETS Saturday, June 24 @ 1:00pm & 7:00pm Sunday, June 25 @ 1:00pm & 7:00pm Monday, June 26 @ 7:00pm Tuesday, June 27 @ 7:00pm ADF, in association with Living Arts Collective, presents Clock that Mug or Dusted, part two of a three-part suite–one great, bright, brittle all togetherness–a glorious, hilarious, and, yes, messy, […]

Beth Gill

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June 28, 2017 to June 29, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
BUY TICKETS Wednesday, June 28 @ 8:00pm Thursday, June 29 @ 8:00pm Known for her exacting rigor and mesmerizing precision, “Bessie” award–winner Beth Gill makes choreography that is spare yet playful, stark yet beautiful. In Brand New Sidewalk, Gill teams up with composer Jon Moniaci and lighting designer Thomas Dunn to create a sparse and […]

Pilobolus

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June 30, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Friday, June 30 @ 8:00pm Saturday, July 1 @ 7:00pm Festival favorite Pilobolus returns! On the Nature of Things explores the birth of desire and its intertwined connection to shame and revenge. Rushes was the first of Pilobolus’s International Collaborators Projects and is the result of Inbal Pinto and Avshalom […]

Pilobolus

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July 1, 2017 - 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Friday, June 30 @ 8:00pm Saturday, July 1 @ 7:00pm Festival favorite Pilobolus returns! On the Nature of Things explores the birth of desire and its intertwined connection to shame and revenge. Rushes was the first of Pilobolus’s International Collaborators Projects and is the result of Inbal Pinto and Avshalom […]

Pilobolus Children’s Matinee

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July 1, 2017 - 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
tickets on sale may 2 The Children’s Saturday Matinee series presents performances by three of the acclaimed professional dance companies from ADF’s 2017 season. These one-hour shows begin at 1:00pm at the Durham Performing Arts Center and are specially curated to ignite and inspire the imaginations of children. Additionally, each one is followed by a free Kids’ […]

Contact Improv Jam at the Ark with Jennifer Nugent

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July 1, 2017 - 7:30 pm-9:00 pm
Community members are invited to join ADF’s Six Week School in a supportive, focused space to develop and practice your ensemble and contact improvisation skills. The jam will begin by establishing rules and intentions, move into a brief session that imparts some basic skills for those new to contact, and arrive at an open jam […]

Musicians Concert

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July 2, 2017 - 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Each summer the virtuosic musicians of the ADF school take center stage for an evening featuring an immense range of musical styles that will get you moving. Come experience the extraordinary talent that inspires the ADF faculty and students throughout the summer.

Sean Dorsey Dance

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July 5, 2017 to July 6, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
tickets on sale may 2 Wednesday, July 5 @ 8:00pm Thursday, July 6 @ 8:00pm The Missing Generation is a dance-theater work that gives voice to longtime survivors of the early AIDS epidemic. This powerful show is a love letter to a forgotten generation of survivors–those who witnessed and experienced the loss of part of […]

Paul Taylor Dance Company

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July 7, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Friday, July 7 @ 8:00pm Saturday, July 8 @ 7:00pm Different program each night! One of the world’s most highly respected and sought-after ensembles, the Paul Taylor Dance Company will present two different programs of classic and new works. On Friday evening, the company will perform Cascade, Syzygy, and Larry […]

Paul Taylor Dance Company

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July 8, 2017 - 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Friday, July 7 @ 8:00pm Saturday, July 8 @ 7:00pm Different program each night! One of the world’s most highly respected and sought-after ensembles, the Paul Taylor Dance Company will present two different programs of classic and new works. On Friday evening, the company will perform Cascade, Syzygy, and Larry […]

Paul Taylor Dance Company Children’s Matinee

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July 8, 2017 - 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 The Children’s Saturday Matinee series presents performances by three of the acclaimed professional dance companies from ADF’s 2017 season. These one-hour shows begin at 1:00pm at the Durham Performing Arts Center and are specially curated to ignite and inspire the imaginations of children. Additionally, each one is followed by a free Kids’ […]

Heidi Latsky Dance

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July 9, 2017 - 5:00 pm-6:30 pm
FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC ADF, in association with Duke Homestead, presents Heidi Latsky Dance’s ON DISPLAY, a deconstructed art exhibit/fashion installation and commentary on the body as spectacle and society’s obsession with body image. ON DISPLAY is a structured improvisation movement piece designed to be performed by diverse people. The installation allows performers […]

YOSSI BERG & ODED GRAF DANCE THEATRE

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July 10, 2017 to July 12, 2017 - 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Monday, July 10 @ 7:00pm Tuesday, July 11 @ 7:00pm Wednesday, July 12 @ 7:00pm Co-presented by ADF and the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Come Jump With Me is a daring, provocative, and witty work that examines the relevancy and significance of creating art in the urgent […]

dendy/donovan projects

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July 12, 2017 to July 13, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
tickets on sale may 2 Wednesday, July 12 @ 8:00pm Thursday, July 13 @ 8:00pm The ADF-commissioned Elvis Everywhere is dendy/donovan projects’ latest work. “America is Elvis Presley–the most beautiful, talented, rebellious nation in the history of Earth. And now, you’re in your Vegas years. You’ve squeezed yourself into a white jumpsuit, you’re wheezing your […]

Kidd Pivot and Electric Company Theatre

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July 14, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
tickets on sale may 2 Friday, July 14 @ 8:00pm Saturday, July 15 @ 7:00pm Created by Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young, Betroffenheit evokes the state of shock and bewilderment that is all encompassing in the wake of a disaster. Touching on themes of loss, trauma, addiction, and recovery, Betroffenheit is a boundary-stretching hybrid of […]

Kidd Pivot and Electric Company Theatre

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July 15, 2017 - 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Friday, July 14 @ 8:00pm Saturday, July 15 @ 7:00pm Created by Crystal Pite and Jonathon Young, Betroffenheit evokes the state of shock and bewilderment that is all encompassing in the wake of a disaster. Touching on themes of loss, trauma, addiction, and recovery, Betroffenheit is a boundary-stretching hybrid of […]

Faculty Concert

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July 16, 2017 - 2:00 pm-3:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Sunday, July 16 @ 2:00pm & 7:00pm Each year, ADF’s internationally renowned faculty share their explosive talent, skill, and creativity with over 400 students. The faculty will present a concert of their own choreography, performed by ADF students and faculty themselves.

Roy Assaf and Ate9 Dance Company

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July 18, 2017 to July 19, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Tuesday, July 18 @ 8:00pm Wednesday, July 19 @ 8:00pm Roy Assaf’s all male trio, The Hill, which won first prize in the 27th International Competition For Choreographers in Hanover, Germany, is based on the Hebrew song Givat Hatahmoshet–about Jerusalem’s Ammunition Hill, the site of bitter battles in the Six […]

Mark Morris Dance Group

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July 21, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
tickets on sale may 2 Friday, July 21 @ 8:00pm Saturday, July 22 @ 7:00pm Mark Morris Dance Group brings their 1981 masterwork Gloria to the DPAC stage. With music by Antonio Vivaldi, performed live by the Durham Symphony, the North Carolina Master Chorale, and members of the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble. The […]

Mark Morris Dance Group

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July 22, 2017 - 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Friday, July 21 @ 8:00pm Saturday, July 22 @ 7:00pm Mark Morris Dance Group brings their 1981 masterwork Gloria to the DPAC stage. With music by Antonio Vivaldi, performed live by the Durham Symphony, the North Carolina Master Chorale, and members of the Mark Morris Dance Group Music Ensemble. The […]

Jennifer Nugent/Paul Matteson & Kimberly Bartosik/daela

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July 22, 2017 - 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Saturday, July 22 @ 7:00pm & 9:00pm Sunday, July 23 @ 7:00pm & 9:00pm Kimberly Bartosik/daela presents Ecsteriority4 (Part 2), a 32-minute dance constructed within a landscape of power and desire, where irrational impulses create a feeling of urgency and the inevitability of violation. Jennifer Nugent and Paul Matteson have collaborated […]

Mark Morris Dance Group Children’s Matinee

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July 22, 2017 - 1:00 pm-2:00 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 The Children’s Saturday Matinee series presents performances by three of the acclaimed professional dance companies from ADF’s 2017 season. These one-hour shows begin at 1:00pm at the Durham Performing Arts Center and are specially curated to ignite and inspire the imaginations of children. Additionally, each one is followed by a free Kids’ […]

Jennifer Nugent/Paul Matteson & Kimberly Bartosik/daela

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July 23, 2017 - 7:00 pm-8:00 pm
buy tickets **VENUE CHANGE** Please note that these performances will now be held in Durham School of the Art’s Carr Studio (400 N. Duke Street, Durham 27701). Saturday, July 22 @ 7:00pm & 9:00pm Sunday, July 23 @ 7:00pm & 9:00pm Kimberly Bartosik/daela presents Ecsteriority4 (Part 2), a 32-minute dance constructed within a landscape of power […]

Footprints

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July 25, 2017 to July 26, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
tickets on sale may 2 Tuesday, July 25 @ 8:00pm Wednesday, July 26 @ 8:00pm Footprints delivers an outstanding presentation of three ADF-commissioned world premieres and two reconstructions by groundbreaking artists, performed with impeccable technique and infectious energy by ADF students. Two of Scripps/ADF award winner Lucinda Childs’ minimalist works, 2013’s Kilar and 1993’s Concerto, […]

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company

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July 27, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Thursday, July 27 @ 8:00pm Friday, July 28 @ 8:00pm Saturday, July 29 @ 7:00pm World Premiere of the Full Trilogy! Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong, and his company, developed three evening-length works titled Analogy: A Trilogy. The complete trilogy, performed for the first time at […]

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company

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July 28, 2017 - 8:00 pm-9:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Thursday, July 27 @ 8:00pm Friday, July 28 @ 8:00pm Saturday, July 29 @ 7:00pm World Premiere of the Full Trilogy! Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong, and his company, developed three evening-length works titled Analogy: A Trilogy. The complete trilogy, performed for the first time at […]

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company

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July 29, 2017 - 7:00 pm-8:30 pm
TICKETS ON SALE MAY 2 Thursday, July 27 @ 8:00pm Friday, July 28 @ 8:00pm Saturday, July 29 @ 7:00pm World Premiere of the Full Trilogy! Bill T. Jones with Associate Artistic Director, Janet Wong, and his company, developed three evening-length works titled Analogy: A Trilogy. The complete trilogy, performed for the first time at […]

ADF Dance Camp (ages 8-12)

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August 7, 2017 to August 11, 2017 - 9:00 am-3:00 pm
  Children ages 8-12 are invited to join ADF for a week long summer dance camp held in a welcoming and non-competitive environment. Students will participate in a variety of classes taught by expert faculty to expand their knowledge and understanding of dance! Each day, students will need: Comfortable, stretchy clothing that allows for a […]