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IMPORTANT: ADF 2020 Summer Season Update

It is with incredible sadness that we share that we have made the important decision to cancel the 2020 ADF season, which includes the Summer Dance Intensive, the Pre-Professional Dance Intensive, and the Dance Professional Workshops. In caring for the well-being of our community, it feels like the only option, and we need to do it now because of all of the implications of waiting longer. We are heartbroken for the lost opportunities for all of the artists, teachers, students, audiences, staff, interns, and ADF fans.

Students who have applied received more detailed information via email about refunds on payments, including any deposit and/or tuition payments, as well as deferring acceptance and scholarships. Unfortunately, we are unable to refund the $50 application fee.

As you make your way through these uncertain times, we encourage you to keep dancing. Draw upon all that you know by virtue of being a dancer, fully embodied, endlessly creative, and passionately driven. 

ADF Staff are working remotely. You may reach us via email at 

Contact Email:
Shannon Drake, Co-Director of School Administration, or 
Contact Shannon for information regarding our Summer Dance Intensive or NYC Winter Intensive.

Heidi Rodeffer, Co-Director of School Administration, or 
Contact Heidi for information regarding our Pre-Professional Dance Intensive or Dance Professional Workshops.

Mailing Address:
American Dance Festival School
Box 90772
Durham, NC 27708

Physical Address:
American Dance Festival School
715 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705

Contact Numbers:
Office: 919-684-6402
Fax: 919-684-5459

ADF School Office hours are Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm EST.