The American Dance Festival

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Duke University Press, 1987 - Performing Arts - 324 pages
The American Dance Festival has been a magnet drawing together diverse artists, styles, theories, and dance training methods; from this creative mix the ADF has emerged as the sponsor of performances by some of the greatest choreographers and dance companies of our time. Jack Anderson traces the development of ADF from its beginnings in New England to its seasons at Duke University. He displays the ADF for the multidimensional creature it is—a center for performances, a school for the best young dancers in the country, and a provider of community and professional services.

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The American Dance Festival

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Anderson, dance critic for the New York Times , has written a history of one of the most important festivals of modern dance in America. Stemming from a Bennington College dance festival in the 1930s ... Read full review


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