Perennial ADF favorite Pilobolus is back this season with a raucous evening of new and classic works, including two ADF commissioned world premieres: esc, an exciting collaboration with masters of illusion Penn and Teller, and Licks, a vibrant collaboration with… read more
This summer, the American Dance Festival and the North Carolina Dance Festival team up for the first time to co-present an evening celebrating statewide dance. The show features performances by four North Carolina-based artists, including John Gamble Dance Theater, Natalie… read more
This summer, ADF is pleased to team up with lululemon for Durham Asana to Savasana, a special yoga event at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens on Saturday, June 22nd. This morning of yoga celebrates ADF’s 80th anniversary season, lululemon’s first… read more
The 605 Collective makes their ADF debut this year in a rollicking performance of Audible (2009), a dynamic full-length work that examines human interaction and connection in our increasingly technology-driven world. The company hails from Vancouver, Canada, and draws from… read more
Gerri Houlihan joined the ADF faculty in 1981 and today serves as the Co-Dean of the ADF School. She began her career at the Juilliard School and went on to perform, choreograph, and teach across the US and Europe.
As… read more