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Sara Juli Talks About What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Vaginas

Juli brings her comical dance theater piece Tense Vagina: an actual diagnosis to ADF.

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Maybe It’s Just HB 2, But We See Gender and Politics Writ Large in the Eighty-Third American Dance Festival

From Sara Juli’s Tense Vagina to Rosie Herrera’s Open Wound, we explore the perspectives and forces moving in ADF for the next six weeks.

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Discover Consummate Postmodern Choreographer William Forsythe in an Overdue ADF Spotlight

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago performs One Flat Thing, reproduced in an evening dedicated to Forsythe’s works in July.

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In a Creative Ecosystem That Can Exhaust Dancers, ADF Artist Vanessa Voskuil Seeks to Empower Instead

Voskuil is at work on a new piece with ADF students to premiere at Duke Gardens in the Footprints program in July.

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Anna Barker and Leah Wilks Sift Through the Selves We Show the World in Feature Presentation’s dance theater follow-up to it’s not me it’s you closes DIDA’s season this week.

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Ginger Wagg Tears Down the Curtain Between Audience and Performer in AndAlwaysWhy

Wagg’s live music and movement installation premieres at the Torus Building as a part of the DIDA season this week.

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The Bipeds and Curtis Eller’s American Circus Boogie Down the Line Between Contemporary Dance and Americana

Never, Enough, Better, Nothing premieres at The Shed June 3 and 4.

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Robert Weiss Dares to Embellish the Bard in Carolina Ballet’s Macbeth

After its premiere at Raleigh Memorial Auditorium in mid-April, Weiss’s balletic adaptation of Macbeth comes to DPAC this weekend.

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Merce Cunningham’s Voice Looms Over Justin Tornow’s New Dance Work—Literally

The Lowest Form of Poetry, a collaboration with MW Duo, comes to UNC’s Process Series this weekend.

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Compagnie Marie Chouinard's dance is painful to watch, impossible to forget

The intense and ugly beauty of Compagnie Marie Chouinard can be seen at Memorial Hall on Saturday, January 16th.

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Berlin and Durham connect in two audacious dance pieces, What Doesn’t Work and La Mula, at the Carrack Modern Art

DIDA presents the performances by Tommy Noonan, Murielle Elizéon and Anja Müller Dec. 17–20.

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Subversive beauty turns contemplative in the modern butoh of Sankai Juku

The internationally renowned butoh company comes to Carolina Performing Arts Friday, Nov. 6.

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Aerial troupe Bandaloop breaks in NC State LIVE's new digs and the façade of the Raleigh Aloft hotel

Bandaloop performs at Stewart Theatre Sept. 17 and 18 and gives a free outdoor performance at Aloft Sept. 19.

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Pilobolus bounces back, Shen Wei subsides: The 2015 American Dance Festival in review

Which artists succeeded and which failed to stay in the present in a narrative-heavy ADF season?

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American Dance Festival students walk in Anna Sperber’s organic Footprints

Footprints, where noted choreographers work with ADF students, runs at Reynolds Theater July 21–23.

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Company Wang Ramirez and ZviDance smash national and stylistic borders at ADF

Company Wang Ramirez performs at Reynolds Theater July 8–9; ZviDance performs at Reynolds July 12–14.

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In A Body in Fukushima, dancer Eiko and photographer William Johnston measure the fallout of trust in technology

The photography exhibit at several Durham galleries coincides with Eiko’s American Dance Festival performances of A Body in Places.

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At ADF, Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca find modern relevance in ancient Greek tragedy

The company performs Martin Santangelo’s Antigona at DPAC June 26 and 27.

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