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Fri - Sat
Jul 07 - 08

Paul Taylor Dance Company

AMERICAN DANCE FESTIVAL AT DPAC

One of the world's most highly respected and sought-after ensembles, the Paul Taylor Dance Company will present two different programs of classic and new works. On Friday evening, the company will perform Cascade, Syzygy, and Larry Keigwin’s Rush Hour. Saturday night’s program will consist of 1971's Book of Beasts, Syzygy, and Doug Elkins’ work The Weight of Smoke.

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Dates

Fri, Jul 7 - Sat, Jul 8, 2017

Tickets

Find tickets online at DPACnc.com, Ticketmaster.com or at The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Ticket Center at DPAC, in person or by phone at 919.680.2787.

 

Purchase tickets to 4 or more of the ADF shows*, and receive a 25% discount. Subscription packages available here.

 

Visit our Where to Buy page for The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Ticket Center at DPAC address and hours.

 

Please note that on each night a different set of works will be performed.

 

*Does not include the Children’s Matinee performances.

Availability

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Dates & Time

Know Before You Go

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.

Children's Matinee

These one-hour performances are specially curated to ignite and inspire the imaginations of children, and each one is followed by a FREE Kids' Party in the DPAC lobby, complete with live music, face-painting, snacks, and additional activities. 

Book of Beasts and Syzygy will be performed at the Saturday Children’s Matinee.​

Children of all ages are welcome at the Children’s Matinee. Please note that all guests require a ticket, regardless of age. 

Doors Open

Our lobby doors open 60 minutes prior to show time.

Event Schedule

*Please note all times are approximate and subject to change without notice.

Friday July 7th 8pm Performance:

Cascade       (26 min)
Intermission.  (15 min)
Rush Hour.   (18 min) This piece has haze
Intermission   (15 min)
Syzygy          (25 min)

Total: 1 hr. 39 min

Saturday July 8th 1pm Performance:

Book of Beasts              (21 min)
Intermission w/ talking     (15 min)
Syzygy                            (25 min)

Total: 61 minutes

Saturday July 8th 7pm Performance:

Book of Beasts              (21 min)
Intermission                     (15 min)
The Weight of Smoke    (18 min)
Intermission                     (15 min)
Syzygy                            (25 min) 

Total: 1 hr. 34 min

Program Information

Please note that on each night a different set of works will be performed.

Works to be performed are

Cascade, Syzygy, and Larry Keigwin’s Rush Hour (Friday)

Book of Beasts and Syzygy (Saturday Children’s Matinee)​

1971's Book of Beasts, Syzygy, and Doug Elkins’ work The Weight of Smoke (Saturday night)

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.