Posts Categorized: 2013

Rebecca Elvin

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Rebecca B. Elvin is a lifelong dancer with a background in childhood education. She currently teaches at the Samuel H. Scripps Studios, ADF’s newest addition and first permanent, year-round center for creative activity. The studios offer all levels of training… read more

ADF Archives Interns

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

The ADF Archives is a veritable treasure trove of rare documents, striking dance footage, and photographs that capture the distinct fleeting moments of times past. ADF has documented the festival throughout its eighty years, maintaining a rich source of material… read more

Phyllis Lamhut

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Choreographer, dancer, and educator Phyllis Lamhut is the recipient of the 2013 Balasaraswati/Joy Ann Dewey Beinecke Endowed Chair for Distinguished Teaching. She began her lifelong dance career at the early age of fifteen, when she joined Alwin Nikolais at the… read more

Gaspard Louis

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Gaspard Louis is the director of ADF Project Dance, a year-round creative movement outreach program that offers free dance classes to youth in the community. Previously, he was a member of Pilobolus Dance Theater, where he collaborated on nine major… read more

Mayor Bill Bell

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

ADF relocated to its current home in Durham, North Carolina in 1977. In today’s 80 Faces, Mayor Bill Bell describes the impact ADF has had on the local Durham community since its move thirty-seven years ago.… read more