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Made in NC
July 7 • Reynolds Industries Theater
Season Dedication

ADF’s 2024 season is dedicated to Annie Dwyer and Gene Medler, two extraordinary dance educators from the Triangle whose passion and dedication have helped nurture the next generations of artists who continue to break boundaries in dance. 

The Program

We Know This by Heart

Stacy Wolfson (with movement creation by Curtis Eller and Jessi Knight)

Curtis Eller, arranged by The Bipeds Band

Chris Black (upright bass, kick drum)
Curtis Eller (banjo, vocals, movement)
Jessi Knight (movement, vocals)
Naomi Kraut (oboe)
Dan Ruccia (viola)
Stacy Wolfson (movement, vocals)

Riverside High School chorus
Leron Childs
Megan Herring
Henry Kingston
Chris Tapia
Sofia Ventimiglia
Zemirah Washington
Ayla Wolfson

Costume Design
Hannah Haverkamp

Lighting Design
David Ferri

Set Design
Graham Wolfson

Special thanks to Jill Boliek (Riverside chorus director) and Jim Haverkamp (backstage liaison)


Dance of the Olympiad (2024)

Iyun Ashani Harrison 

Ballet Ashani: Kira Anderson, Felecia Baker, Sarah Bowdoin, Jam Niel Delgado, Rayan Lecurieux-Durival, Sanford Placide 

Arvo Pärt
Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten, Staatsorchester Stuttgart & Dennis Russell Davies, Gidon Kremer, Keith Jarrett, and The 12 Cellists of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra
Tabula Rasa: I. Ludus: Con moto, Gil Shaham, Adele Anthony, Erik Risberg, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, and Neeme Järvi

Rehearsal Director
Lindsay Viatori

Lighting Design
David Ferri


New Pangaea

Dom-Sebastian Alexis in collaboration with the cast

Mixed by DJ Dlinkwent 

Adrienne Powell, Cortney Vartanian, Jordan Shadley, Kyra Birkner, Maura Berry, Reagan Gales, Dom-Sebastian Alexis

Additional Collaborators
Chandler Davidson, Demarion Rice, Jerome Smith, Paige DeRosa, Shelbi Goins, Travis Smith

Lighting Design
David Ferri


The Front

Gavin Stewart and Vanessa Owen, in collaboration with dancers

Madeline Badgett, Megan Jones Medford, Vanessa Owen, Taylor Railton, Gavin Stewart, Kendall Teague

Antony Genn, Martin Slattery, Bernard Herrmann, Jean Constantine, alva noto, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Ensemble Modern, Dictaphone, Fletcher Henderson

Sound Design
Gavin Stewart

Lighting Design
David Ferri

Costume Assistance
Louisa Parker, Jill Ersham

Additional Biographies
Funding Credits

Made in NC is made possible with support from the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation. 

Made in NC residencies at ADF's Samuel H. Scripps Studios were made possible with support from the Robert and Mercedes Eichholz Foundation.