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Douglas Rosenberg

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Filmmaker and visual artist Douglas Rosenberg describes his longtime connection to the American Dance Festival, first as a participant in the Young Choreographers and Composers Program, then as director of ADF’s video archives program, and now as the director of… read more

James Frazier

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Dr. James Frazier shares a special connection with his students as Co-Dean of the ADF School. As a tenured Professor and the Arts Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Faculty Affairs at Virginia Commonwealth University, he has witnessed the blossoming… read more

Maryska Bigos & Maruma Rodriguez

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

The American Dance Festival has the unique opportunity to bring dancers from across the world together, often leading to important partnerships that continue far beyond the ADF’s summer season. In 1994, ADF’s International Linkages program sent faculty member Maryska Bigos… read more

Shani Collins-Achille

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Shani Collins-Achille attributes the development of her dance career to the many connections she’s made at ADF. A native of Greensboro, North Carolina, and a graduate of the North Carolina School of the Arts, she first attended ADF as a… read more

Paul Taylor

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Modern dance great Paul Taylor has an enduring connection with the American Dance Festival, from his early days as an ADF student in the 1950s to the Paul Taylor Dance Company commissions and performances enjoyed by audiences today. In today’s… read more