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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

Twyla Tharp

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Choreographer Twyla Tharp’s connection to ADF reaches back over forty years. “My first commission for ADF was in 1969. My company was joined by 66 students to perform Medley on the lawn at Connecticut College. That was Charlie Reinhart’s first… read more

Ohad Naharin

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Ohad Naharin is one of Israel’s preeminent contemporary choreographers. In his early career, he was invited by Martha Graham to join her company. After attending the School of American Ballet in New York, he continued his studies at Juilliard. In… read more

Camille A. Brown

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Camille A. Brown & Dancers makes its ADF debut this year with the provocative MR. TOL E. RAncE (2013), which examines black stereotypes in popular culture and throughout history. In today’s 80 Faces, choreographer and artistic director Camille A. Brown… read more

Brenda Angiel

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

The Brenda Angiel Aerial Dance Company returns to ADF to perform Air Condition (2005), a spectacular work that defies gravity and showcases daring movement on, above, and around the stage. The show closes today, Saturday, July 6th at the Durham… read more