Samuel H. Scripps Studios

The programs at ADF’s Samuel H. Scripps Studios are dedicated to providing a sound scientific/aesthetic base for all levels of training from beginning to professional. Our studios serve as a center for creative activity in Durham, North Carolina in which students learn in a welcoming and non-competitive environment from faculty who are experts in their fields. Our programs offer a variety of classes, for the dancer and non-dancer alike, designed to strengthen the body, increase flexibility of movement and foster an appreciation of dance.

The Samuel H. Scripps Studios are located at 721 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27708 on the 2nd floor. Parking is available in the adjacent lot. For questions please call 919-797-2871 or email

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Looking for Olynda’s yoga classes? Go to her website.


A PDF of the Winter/Spring schedule of classes can be found here. 




Please check our online scheduler for updated class cancellations. You can also check our Facebook page for updates.


Pilobolus spring break shadow workshop is coming!
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