For its second year in the Rubenstein Arts Center, ADF is hosting a Ruby Fridays series—a special opportunity to engage with ADF choreographers and dancers over lunch in the Ruby Lounge! All talks are at noon on Fridays in the Ruby Lounge. Free and open to all.
Friday, June 7
Hear from Murielle Elizéon and Tommy Noonan—the dancer/choreographers who co-direct Culture Mill, in Saxapahaw, NC—about their upcoming performances in the Ruby. Open to all.
Friday, June 21
2015 MacArthur “Genius Grant” winner Michelle Dorrance will discuss the ways she honors tap dance’s uniquely beautiful history in a new, dynamic, and compelling context on the day of her first (of three) shows in Reynolds Theater. Open to all.
Friday, June 28
In the midst of the Paul Taylor Dance Company’s three ADF performances, the company’s artistic director, Michael Novak, will bring a unique depth of experience with Taylor and his work to this conversation with dance writer and scholar Suzanne Carbonneau. Open to all.
Saturday, July 6, 2:00-3:00pm
Nasher Museum of Art
Eiko Otake and Beverly McIverin conversation at the Nasher discussing their project “Eiko Otake The Duet Project: Distance is Malleable,” which premieres in the Ruby the following week. Open to all.