American Dance Festival (ADF): Monica Bill Barnes & Company

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( Sat., Jul. 9, 2022 - Sun., Jul. 10, 2022 )

Reynolds Industries Theater, 125 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708


A 7-year-old falls in love with dance at her first recital. 40 years later, she works every day to stay in the game. At 70 she keeps moving. Co-created by Monica Bill Barnes and Robbie Saenz de Viteri, The Running Show documents the life of a dancer through movement, interviews, and stories. Local dancers join Monica Bill Barnes on stage, learning their parts over one week. Robbie Saenz de Viteri interviews each cast member, incorporating their voices and stories into the show, giving the audience an unprecedented look into the life of a dancer as a new kind of sports hero who keeps moving against all odds.



  • Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 7:30 PM
  • Sunday, July 10, 2022 at 5:00 PM