ADF Dedicates Season to Tallman Trask

The American Dance Festival has dedicated its 2010 season to Dr. Tallman Trask III, executive vice president of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, where the annual festival is held. Trask “has long been an ally of the ADF, helping shape the mutually collaborative relationship between the Festival, Duke University, . . .

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ADF Teaching Award for Yang Meiqi

Yang Meiqi, who pioneered modern dance in her native China, will be awarded the 2010 Balasaraswati/Joy Ann Dewey Beinecke Endowed Chair for Distinguished Teaching by the American Dance Festival in a ceremony July 18 at Duke University’s West Campus in Durham, North Carolina. Choreographer Shen Wei, founder of Shen Wei Dance Arts and a former student of Yang Meiqi, will speak at the ceremony.

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