Londs Reuter


Co-presented by the North Carolina Museum of Art
World Premiere | ADF Debut
Running Time: 45–50 minutes, no intermission
Tickets: FREE! registration suggested for event updates

Access the digital program here. 
Know Before You Go

Londs Reuter Website

GOOD EFFORT by dancer and choreographer Londs Reuter is an evening-length performance of attunement, calibration, repetition, trying, and trying again. Choreographed in collaboration with local professional dancers Kaitlin Fox, Kristin Clotfelter, and Anna Maynard, on-site at the North Carolina Museum of Art, GOOD EFFORT asks its performers to be in relationship to effort and sense into what they need to stay together, to lift their leg, or to make it up a hill. For Reuter, effort—whether high, low, or somewhere in between—is a compositional tool and design technique, empowering each performer to exercise their authorship, agency, and invention. What does it take to meet the moment? When does it feel good to give more? When does it feel right to keep 10% for yourself? GOOD EFFORT asserts that no one else might know the effort required for you to do something—but you always do.

The performance will take place outdoors at NCMA in the field adjacent to the Volunteer Garden. Seating is on the lawn. Please bring your chair or blanket if preferred. Limited chairs will be available.
Audio description available here.

Visitor parking is free and available in the Blue Ridge lot, on the right after entering the Museum Drive. Overflow parking is behind West Building, on the left after entering Museum Drive. There will be a short walk (5-10 minutes) from parking to the performance location behind the amphitheater.

Map of venue

Friday, April 19 at 7:00 pm
Saturday, April 20 at 7:00 pm

Photo credit: Alexa Vélez

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GOOD EFFORT is co-presented by the American Dance Festival, with support from the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation, and the North Carolina Museum of Art.


The creation of this work was supported by the Snapdragon Fund, a regional regranting initiative by VAE Raleigh.

GOOD EFFORT was developed through residencies with the Ellis Beauregard Foundation, Ucross Foundation, and the NCDF Artist in Residence program at Barriskill Dance Theater School.