Dance theater artist Martha Clarke shares her enduring connection to the American Dance Festival in today’s chapter of 80 Faces.
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Former Chief Dance Critic of the New York Times Anna Kisselgoff has long been a familiar face at ADF. Her first attendance in 1968–on ADF’s former grounds at Connecticut College–pre-dated the arrival of Director Emeritus Charles L. Reinhart, and upon… read more
Dianne McIntyre first attended ADF as a student in 1966. “It was glorious,” she remembers. “I actually got to be with the pioneers. Martha Graham actually came to our Graham class one day, and I remember she lifted my spine.… read more
Hope Boykin is a three-time ADF scholarship student and Durham native who now resides in New York City, where she is currently enjoying her thirteenth year as an Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater company member. In the video above, she… read more
Chinese-born choreographer Shen Wei began his association with ADF as a student at the Guangdong Modern Dance Academy as part of our first linkage program in Guangzhou, China (1987). The students who participated in the three-year program went on to… read more