Posts Categorized: 80 Faces

Levi Tapper

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Each season, ADF is touched by the diverse audiences that attend its performances. One of ADF’s most fervent supporters is the young Levi Tapper, a local elementary school student who attends shows every year with his parents, younger brother and… read more

Martha Myers

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

ADF Dean Emeritus Martha Myers has touched the lives of countless dancers at ADF over the years. She joined the dance faculty at Connecticut College in 1967, founded its dance department in 1971, and led the department until 1992.  She… read more

Alwin Nikolais (1910-1993) & Murray Louis

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

The dance careers of Alwin Nikolais and Murray Louis are inextricably linked. Mr. Louis first met Mr. Nikolais in the 1940s and joined his dance company as a soloist shortly thereafter. From those early beginnings began a lifelong partnership that… read more

Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollack

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollack Dance CompanyOyster, ADF 2010Photo: Sara D. Davis Inbal Pinto and Avshalom Pollack are the artistic directors and choreographers of Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company, based in Israel. Ms. Pinto participated in an ADF… read more

Marcelo Isse Moyano

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

The 1990s marked a period in ADF’s history dedicated to expanding international programs. In 1993, ADF Co-director Stephanie Reinhart traveled to Argentina on a Fulbright Scholarship and met professor and dance scholar Marcelo Isse Moyano. The following year, ADF invited… read more