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Friday March 31, 2017 @ 7:30pm
Regarded as one of the nation’s premier dance companies, the “eye popping production[s]” (Detroit Free Press) of the Eisenhower Dance Company have received overwhelming support from audiences internationally. Created in 1991 by Laura Eisenhower, the small Detroit company has expanded to an award winning company, winning the Artserve Michigan Governor’s Award for Arts and Culture in 2003, and was named a Kresge Arts Fellow in 2012. The Eisenhower Dance Company performs nationwide, as well as in Europe and Russia. The Eisenhower Dance Centers serve as a home base for the company while housing educational programs. The centers have expanded from one center in Detroit to 3 schools in Rochester, Birmingham, and Franklin, MI. The schools teach both pre-professional and recreational dancers.
To purchase tickets, click here or call the MSC Box Office at 979-845-1234.
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Photos courtesy of Eisenhower Dance
Every year, audiences nationwide and internationally are entertained by the innovative performances choreographed by Laurie Eisenhower, Stephanie Pizzo, and various guest choreographers. By providing the art of dance to all ages and abilities, the company actively engages with the community. Through participatory workshops, fun and informative school assemblies, interactive discussions and the Eisenhower Dance Centers, their art is able to reach many. Their performances and outreach programs strive to deepen the understanding and appreciation of dance, which has fueled the arts regionally, nationally, and internationally for 25 years.
When you donate, you are contributing to the attraction of world class dancers, providing opportunities to apprentice dancers, showcasing the work of choreographers, developing and teaching the curriculum at the Eisenhower Dance Centers, providing educational residencies to local schools and representing Detroit and southeast Michigan as a region that celebrates professional Contemporary Dance.