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What to see this week at American Dance Festival

Heidi Latsky Dance

Why go: A former dancer with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Latsky creates choreography that combines wild abandon with extreme control, while embracing the human body’s differences and levels of ability.

What’s on: “Solo Countersolo” pits Latsky against a frenzied ensemble; “Somewhere” takes an intimate look at the many ways bodies can move within physical limitations; “Soliloquy” is a film Latsky made focusing on individual parts of 10 dancers’ bodies.

When: 8 p.m. Sunday-Tuesday, June 21-23

Where: Reynolds Industries Theater, Bryan Center, Duke University, 125 Science Drive, Durham

Tickets: $27

Info: 919-684-4444 or tickets.duke.edu

Here and Now: NC Dances

Why go: ADF and N.C. Dance Festival co-sponsor this annual presentation of jury-selected works by emerging N.C. choreographers.

What’s on: Excerpts and short pieces by Anna Barker (vignettes about relationships), Shaleigh Comerford (exploration of gender and violence), Kristen Jeppsen Groves (problem-solving negotiations among groups), and Karola Luttringhaus (love in the face of social oppression).

When: 7 and 9 p.m. June 25

Where: Reynolds Industries Theater, Bryan Center, Duke University, 125 Science Drive, Durham

Tickets: $16.25

Info: 919-684-4444 or tickets.duke.edu

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca

Why go: Barrio is the critically acclaimed star of the flamenco company Noche Flamenca, considered one of the most authentic currently performing.

What’s on: “Antigona,” an evening length interpretation of Sophocles’ tragedy, “Antigone.” Told through live music, song and dance, the piece presents themes of repression, loss and female empowerment.

When: 8 p.m. June 26; 7 p.m. June 27 (children’s matinee: 1 p.m. June 27)

Where: Durham Performing Arts Center, 123 Vivian St., Durham

Tickets: $19.25-$51.50 ($16 children’s matinee)

Info: 919-680-2787 or dpacnc.com

ADF season info: 919-684-6402 or

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