Posts Categorized: 2013

Merce Cunningham (1919-2009)

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Modern dance pioneer Merce Cunningham has touched ADF in significant ways throughout its history. From attending the earliest years of ADF as a young dancer in the Martha Graham Company to receiving the Samuel H. Scripps/American Dance Festival Award for… read more

Brian Brooks

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

In today’s installment of 80 Faces, listen as Brian Brooks, Artistic Director of the Brian Brooks Moving Company, shares his history with the American Dance Festival and how it continues to impact his journey as a dancer and choreographer.… read more

Ronald K. Brown

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Ronald K. Brown is the Artistic Director of Ronald K. Brown/Evidence based in Brooklyn, New York. In the video above, he reveals the role the ADF has played in developing his personal style and establishing relationships with dancers and artists… read more

Monica Bill Barnes

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

In today’s installment of 80 Faces, we travel to New York City in the middle of a snowstorm to meet choreographer and dancer Monica Bill Barnes as she recounts her unique experience teaching the students of the ADF School.  … read more

Doug Varone

Posted in 80 Faces, 2013.

Doug Varone, Artistic Director of Doug Varone and Dancers, shares his unique experiences both on stage and in the studio at ADF.… read more