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July 23rd - August 10th, 2019
We are proud to present the 3rd Annual ADF in CLE Summer Dance Festival in collaboration with the iconic American Dance Festival from Durham, NC. For over 85 years, ADF has hosted one of the most renowned dance festivals in the U.S. This year our festival will feature a four-day workshop series for dancers with the ADF faculty, remarkable dance performances, the celebration of Community Dance Day and an assortment of fun special events throughout the multi-week festival for you to be part of in Cleveland.
Click on the "schedule" tab for the full listing of free classes on July 27 and performance ticket info.
Heralded as “One of the nation’s most important institutions” by the New York Times and as “The world’s greatest dance festival” by the New York Post, the American Dance Festival’s sustained record of creative achievement is indivisible from the history of modern dance. Since 1934, ADF has remained committed to serving the needs of dance, dancers, choreographers, and professionals in dance-related fields. Remaining true to the goals of its founding artists, ADF’s programs are developed based on its mission: to encourage and support the creation and presentation of new modern dance work by both established and emerging choreographers, to preserve our modern dance heritage through continued presentation of classic works as well as through archival efforts, to build wider national and international audiences for modern dance, to enhance public understanding and appreciation of the art form and its cultural and historical significance, to provide a sound scientific and aesthetic base for professional education and training of young dancers, and to maintain a forum for integrating and disseminating information on dance education.
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