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Samuel H. Scripps (1927-2007)

Posted in 2013, 80 Faces.

Samuel H. Scripps made a lasting impression on the world of modern dance. A dedicated patron of the arts, he supported theater and dance institutions across the US and beyond.  The late ADF Co-Director Stephanie Reinhart described him as a … read more

Lin Hwai-min

Posted in 2013, 80 Faces.

Lin Hwai-min, Founder and Artistic Director of the award-winning Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan, is the recipient of the 2013 Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award for lifetime achievement. Although he began his career as a writer, after taking … read more

John Jasperse

Posted in 2013, 80 Faces.

John Jasperse, Artistic Director and Choreographer of the New York-based John Jasperse Company, returns to ADF next year with an exciting commission by ADF. In today’s 80 Faces, Mr. Jasperse–in the middle of a New York City rainstorm–reminisces about his … read more

Jodee Nimerichter

Posted in 2013, 80 Faces.

The modern dance choreographer is of paramount importance at the American Dance Festival. From supporting the creation of new works and reconstructions of classic pieces to preparing dancers for careers in professional companies, ADF has a history of nurturing artists … read more

Mark Dendy

Posted in 2013, 80 Faces.

Choreographer Mark Dendy premieres a new site-specific work, Ritual Cyclical, that engages 80 dancers from New York and across the country in an outdoor performance in New York City. A co-commission by ADF and Lincoln Center Out of Doors, Ritual read more