Mark Dendy introduces an excerpt from the Women in the Trees section of Ruby Shang’s site-specific piece, The Small Wall Project. This ADF performance took place on Duke University’s East Campus in 1984.
Tonight is the premiere of Mark Dendy’s… read more
The video clip above is from the 1963 premiere of Paul Taylor’s Scudorama at the American Dance Festival. The piece was performed in silence when the musical score by Clarence Jackson didn’t arrive in time for opening night. The soundtrack… read more
On Saturday, June 27 at 1 pm in Baldwin Auditorium, ADF will celebrate the life and work of the late Dr. Gerald E. Myers. Gerry was ADF’s Philosopher-In-Residence and a leading authority on philosopher William James. He began working with… read more
Above, an excerpt from a silent film of dance classes at Bennington College in 1934, taken from the American Dance Festival Archives.
The ADF Archives preserves historical records for use by students, researchers, and the dance community. In addition to… read more