American Dance Festival http://wunc.org en A Dance For A Warrior http://wunc.org/post/dance-warrior <p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">South African choreographer Gregory </span>Maqoma<span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;"> grew up hearing the story of his ancestor, a </span>19th<span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;"> century </span>Xhosa<span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;"> warrior. The man is remembered for his long fight to preserve cultural traditions and resist colonial rule. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 16:30:12 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 37221 at http://wunc.org A Dance For A Warrior A Great Deal: ADF Offers $10 Tickets To Attract Young Audiences http://wunc.org/post/great-deal-adf-offers-10-tickets-attract-young-audiences <p></p><p>The American Dance Festival kicks off today. ADF's mission is to support modern dance, and as a part of that they commission artists to create new work.</p><p>http://youtu.be/_0PhKrPkS3E</p><p>This year, there is a push to get a younger audience. Jodee Nimerichter directs the festival.</p><p>"I have to say I've had a lot of younger people come to me and say they'd love to see more, but they can't really afford it," she says.&nbsp; So for the first time this year, $10 tickets are being offered for people 18-30 years old. You just need to show a valid ID.</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:16:50 +0000 Phoebe Judge 37163 at http://wunc.org A Great Deal: ADF Offers $10 Tickets To Attract Young Audiences Mr. Tol E. Rance Comes To Town http://wunc.org/post/mr-tol-e-rance-comes-town <p>Three years ago, Camille A. Brown made the decision to form her own dance company, <a href="http://www.camilleabrown.org/">Camille A. Brown &amp; Dancers</a>. Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:21:38 +0000 Shawn Wen, Adija Manley & Frank Stasio 18685 at http://wunc.org Mr. Tol E. Rance Comes To Town American Dance Festival Begins In Durham, Celebrates 80 Years http://wunc.org/post/american-dance-festival-begins-durham-celebrates-80-years <p>The <a href="http://www.americandancefestival.org/">American Dance Festival</a> is entering its 80th year as performances begin in Durham.&nbsp;</p><p>The national festival opens Thursday at the Durham Performing Arts Center.&nbsp; This year's celebration includes dance companies from as far away as Argentina, Ireland and Taiwan.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Will Michaels 17082 at http://wunc.org American Dance Festival Begins In Durham, Celebrates 80 Years