Upcoming featured events

Somatic Encounters – On Both Sides of the Lens

September 20, 2019
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios, 721 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705
The act of moving and that of capturing movement is a dynamic encounter between the body and the camera. In the process, both mover and captor enter into an embodied immersion of somatic and artistic elements. The captor is motivated by the mover, thus using the camera as choreographer. Sighted and sensed, the mover’s somatic […]

“Grace” – Screening and Conversation

October 11, 2019
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios, 721 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705
Join us for a free screening of Ronald K. Brown’s breakout work Grace followed by a conversation with Ronald K. Brown moderated by ADF Executive Director Jodee Nimerichter.   Originally choreographed in 1999 for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, Grace is now considered a masterpiece in the Ailey (1999) and Evidence (2004) repertories. The piece […]

Grace@20 Workshop

October 12, 2019
2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios, 721 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705
This workshop will celebrate and teach about Ronald K. Brown’s breakout work Grace. Originally choreographed in 1999 for Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, the work is now considered a masterpiece in the Ailey (1999) and Evidence (2004) repertories. The piece opens and ends with Duke Ellington’s Come Sunday and tells the physical story of people behaving as if […]

Let’s say Grace and talk about it after!

October 13, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios, 721 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705
Join us for a free community conversation and meal about the concept of Grace as a form of artistic expression and beauty, but also a form of healing and empowerment. Conversation facilitated by Rev. Dr. Sam R. Miglarese, Associate Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Durham, NC and Assistant Vice President in Office of Durham […]

Celebrating Grace@20

October 14, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios, 721 Broad Street, Durham, NC 27705
Price: $15   Open community masterclass – EVIDENCE’s community dance class strives to bring dancers of all ages and backgrounds together to participate in fun and engaging movement class. Featuring simplified steps form Brown’s blended style of contemporary, African and Caribbean dance styles, classes begin with a warm-up and continue with movements that teach rhythm, […]