Posts Categorized: 80 Faces

Camille A. Brown

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers makes its ADF debut this year with the provocative MR. TOL E. RAncE (2013), which examines black stereotypes in popular culture and throughout history. In today’s 80 Faces, choreographer and artistic director Camille A. Brown… read more

Brenda Angiel

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

The Brenda Angiel Aerial Dance Company returns to ADF to perform Air Condition (2005), a spectacular work that defies gravity and showcases daring movement on, above, and around the stage. The show closes today, Saturday, July 6th at the Durham… read more

Michelle Gibson

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

In today’s 80 Faces, Michelle Gibson—now in her fourth year as an ADF faculty member—discusses her teaching philosophy. A former Six Week School student and a graduate of the Hollins University/American Dance Festival MFA program, she reflects on the important… read more

Donald McKayle

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Choreographer, dancer, and teacher Donald McKayle first came to ADF in 1948 and returned many times over the years to perform and reconstruct such groundbreaking works as Games (1951) and Rainbow ‘Round My Shoulder (1959) as well as serving on… read more

Elena Slobodchikova

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Elena Slobodchikova’s first taste of modern dance came in 1997 when her professors at the Moscow State University of Culture suggested she attend ADF/Russia, a mini version of the dance festival. Since 2006, she has been a Six Week School… read more