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Jodee Nimerichter

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

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 80 Faces, 2013.

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

ADF Audiences

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

The American Dance Festival has been part of the cultural fabric of Durham for over thirty years. A diverse group of local dance lovers make up ADF’s audience, and many of them are long-term subscribers who have attended numerous performances… read more

ADF Six Week School Students

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

The ADF Six Week School provides dancers from across the world the opportunity to explore new movement styles, perfect their technique, and push their bodies and artistry in exciting ways. ADF students Beau Dobson, Léa Thomen, and Christina Johnson discuss… read more

Trisha Brown

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Choreographer Trisha Brown has enjoyed a long history with the American Dance Festival, as a student, performer, and the recipient of the Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award for lifetime achievement in 1994. In today’s 80 Faces, Carolyn Lucas, Associate… read more