Dancing Feats and Feasts

 



Now in its sixty-eight season, the American Dance Festival continues its role commissioning and recognizing modern choreography and choreographers. “Landmarks & Landscapers” is the theme for its 200l season, featuring eleven new works among its thirty-nine performances June 7-July 21. Approximately 450 professional and pre-professional dancers converge on campus this summer to attend classes at the ADF School.
The season’s performance schedule includes: Garth Fagan Dance, June 7-9; John Jasperse Company, June 11-12; Rennie Harris Puremovement, June 14-16; Pilobolus Dance Theater, June 19-23; Ron Brown/EVIDENCE, June 28-30; Shen Wei Dance Arts, July 1-3; Paul Taylor Dance Company, July 20-22; Merce Cunningham Dance Company, July 12-14; Meredith Monk/The House, July 19-21.
For tickets, call Page Box Office at (919) 684-4444. And for more information, go to the website at www.americandancefestival.org.
Modern motions: ADF favorites Pilobolus, above right, Paul Taylor dancers, right, and a performance from the dance company of choreographer Garth Fagan, above, who won this year’s Scripps Award

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