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MADE IN NC: Stacy Wolfson & Curtis Eller, Iyun Ashani Harrison, Dom-Sebastian Alexis, Gavin Stewart & Vanessa Owen

Striking modern and contemporary dance couldn’t be made in North Carolina without visionary teachers and mentors to nurture the choreographers who make them and train the dancers who enact their work. This home truth was underscored in a moving ceremony Sunday night in Reynolds Industries Theater, as American Dance Festival director Jodee Nimerichter dedicated the festival’s 2024 season to longtime Triangle-based dance teachers Annie Dwyer and Gene Medler, moments before the start of “Made in NC,” the festival’s second annual showcase of North Carolina choreographers.

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