The Four Week School immerses students in an intergenerational and international community of dance, providing a fun yet intensive program of study designed to meet the needs of mature students ages 12 to 16. Students take three classes a day,… read more
In 1997, Ghanian choreographer and dancer Oh! Nii Sowah participated in the ADF’s International Choreographers Residency. Since then he has helped numerous students from Ghana attend the Festival. As chair of the Dept of Dance at the University of Ghana… read more
In an effort to make the performing arts accessible to as many groups as possible, ADF developed Experience Dance – ADF’s complimentary ticket program. Through Experience Dance, the ADF distributes complimentary performance tickets to organizations that work with individuals, families,… read more
Just over 30 years ago the American Dance Festival came to Durham, North Carolina. Not long behind came faculty members Natalie Gilbert, John Hanks, Gerri Houlihan, and Khalid Saleem. Summer after summer these faculty members have come to the ADF… read more
An excerpt from Shen Wei’s Rite of Spring. The company will perform at the Durham Performing Arts Center this week. For more information on this ADF performance, please visit the ADF website.
New work by Shen Wei Dance Arts is… read more