American Dance Festival Performance Season

Mon., Jul. 25 - Wed., Jul. 27

Starting at 8:00 pm - Ending at 10:00 pm

Footprints delivers an outstanding presentation of four ADF commissioned world premieres by groundbreaking artists, performed with impeccable technique and infectious energy by ADF students.

Additional Dates

  • Jul. 29 - Jul. 30

    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    Closing out ADF’s Durham season is one of modern dance’s most beloved companies. Paul Taylor Dance Company will perform Promethean Fire (2002). Set to three keyboard works by Bach as richly orchestrated by Stokowski, Promethean Fire examines a kaleidoscope of emotional colors in the human condition.

American Dance Festival Performance Season


The world's greatest dance festival, according to the New York Post, celebrating influential modern dance since 1934. Featuring public performances, classes, and seminars from more than two dozen companies and hundreds of choreographers, writers, and students. ADF has played a critical role in increasing the repertoires of our country’s modern dance companies, having been the site of over 650 premieres, over 350 commissions, and over 50 reconstructions.

All performances are in Durham, NC at The Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) or The Duke University Campus.

Admission: $78+

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Performance venues include Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC), Reynolds Industries Theater,
Motorco Music Hall, 21c Museum Hotel, Page Auditorium, Sheafer Theater, and more.

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