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Matthew Diamond

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Television producer and director Matthew Diamond may be best known today for his Academy-Award nominated Paul Taylor documentary Dancemaker (1998), but he has a lengthy resume as a dancer and choreographer. He performed at ADF in the 1970s as a… read more

Pilobolus

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

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

North Carolina Dance Festival

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

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

Community Events

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

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

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

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