Samuel H. Scripps Studios

The year-round programs at ADF’s Samuel H. Scripps Studios are dedicated to providing a sound scientific and aesthetic base for all ages and all levels of dance training, from beginning to professional. Our studios serve as a center for creative activity in Durham, North Carolina in which students learn in a welcoming and non-competitive environment from faculty who are experts in their fields. Our programs offer a variety of classes for the dancer and non-dancer alike, designed to strengthen the body, increase flexibility of movement, and foster an appreciation of dance.

Los programas de todo el año de los Estudios de Samuel H. Scripps de ADF son dedicados a proveyendo un base científico y estético para todos años y todos niveles de entrenamiento de baile, del comienzo a profesional. Nos estudios son un centro por actividad creativa en Durham, Carolina del Norte en que estudiantes aprenden en un hábitat amistoso y no competitivo de facultad quien son profesionales en sus áreas de estudie. Nos programas ofrecen una variedad de clases por bailadores y no bailadores, designado para fortalecer el cuerpo, aumentar flexibilidad de movimiento, y fomentar una apreciación por baile.

WORK/TRADE Opportunities


Fall Term registration is open for Youth Classes!  Click here for class list and more information or call 919-797-2871.
New Student Discount:  15% off Youth Enrollment or Adult 10 Class Card

Sibling and multi-class discount: 10% – must call studio at 919-797-2871.

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Parent Handbook


Adult classes are offered on a drop-in basis at all levels from introductory to professional.  Student discounts and class cards are available!

We are proud to offer our Parkinson’s Movement Initiative classes in partnership with NC Dance for Parkinson’s and Poe Wellness Solutions and supported by a grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation. Through funds raised by Moving Day® North Carolina, a walk for Parkinson’s, all classes offered through the Parkinson’s Movement Initiative are free for people living with PD and their caregivers.

All class descriptions and faculty bios can be found in the menu on the left.

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