Raleigh, N.C. — The American Dance Festival is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a season packed with excitement.
The schedule, announced Monday, includes 25 companies and choreographers from across the globe taking the stage from June 13 - July 27. Performances will take place at the Durham Performing Arts Center, Reynolds Industries Theater at Duke University and Motorco Music Hall.
In addition to the performances in North Carolina, there will also a collaboration between the ADF and Lincoln Center Out of Doors co-commission of a new site specific performance by Mark Dendy. The work will premiere in New York City during ADF’s season and will feature 80 dancers in honor of the festival’s anniversary.
Tickets go on sale May 13 on the ADF website. They range from $15 to $54.
“During our 80th anniversary season we will celebrate the critical role ADF has played in the development of one of our indigenous American art forms, modern dance. Additionally, we will continue to embrace the role we play in supporting talented artists of the field,” said ADF Director Jodee Nimerichter.