Opening Night Gala Performance

AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL AT DPAC

On Sale   05/02

African American Dance Ensemble
Carolina Ballet
Charlotte Ballet
Elizabeth Burke and Luke Hickey
JOYEMOVEMENT

ADF Debuts and World Premiere!

The African American Dance Ensemble returns to ADF with their exuberant brand of dance and music. JOYEMOVEMENT’s solo, Fit The Description, is a love letter to all who have been accused of being a suspect because of the color of their skin, their hairstyle, their spunk, their clothing style, the shape of their nose, the color of their teeth, how they laugh, who they worship, or where they eat lunch. Charlotte Ballet will perform Ohad Naharin’s Minus 16. With a musical score that ranges from Dean Martin to traditional Israeli songs, Minus 16 uses improvisation and Naharin’s acclaimed Gaga method in this exhilarating work. In celebration of ADF’s 40th year in Durham, the festival commissioned Dialogues by Artistic Director Robert Weiss and Resident Choreographer Zalman Raffael of the Carolina Ballet. Tap dancers Elizabeth Burke and Luke Hickey will also perform. The evening’s performance begins with the season dedication to Alan D. Roses, M.D., ADF’s late board chairman, and with a presentation by local children attending Pilobolus’ Shadow Camp.

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Date

Thu, Jun 15, 2017 • 6:30 PM

Tickets

Find tickets online at DPACnc.com, Ticketmaster.com or at The Ticket Center at DPAC, in person or by phone at 919.680.2787.

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Availability

On Sale 05.02.17 11:00 am

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Dates / Times

  • Thu, Jun 15, 2017 • 6:30 PM
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Age Restriction

  • Must be 3 years of age or older to attend an American Dance Festival performance.
  • Everyone, regardless of age must have a ticket in order to be admitted into the theater.

Camera Policy

Photography and Video Recording is prohibited. All electronic devices (cell phones, smart phones, tablets, digital cameras) must be turned off before entering the seating area. Cameras with detachable lens are not allowed into the building.

Doors Open

Our lobby doors open 60 minutes prior to show time.

Event Schedule

The exact schedule for this performance including the time of any intermissions and the length of the show have not been set yet. Please check this space the week of the event for these added details.

Safety First - Bag Check

For your safety, all guests and their bags are subject to inspection before entry. This inspection may include the use of metal detectors. Restricted items include, but are not limited to, Alcohol, Cameras, Glass Bottles, and Weapons of any kind. In addition, we will also now restrict backpacks and any oversized bags larger than 12 inches x 12 inches x 10 inches (about the size of a standard milk crate). Safety first is our goal. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback at [email protected].

Weather Policy

All performances scheduled at DPAC normally take place as planned. For more information on our inclement weather policy, please visit INCLEMENT WEATHER FAQ.

On Sale   05/02