HARRISONBURG, VA

New dAnce

FORBES CENTER, JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY

SEPTEMBER 11-12, 2015
8:00 PM

Eisenhower Dance returns to the Forbes Center to perform an exciting collection of repertory by nationally-known guest choreographers. The company will present three dances that are physically stunning and technically virtuosic. This year’s New Dance Festival also features JMU’s award-winning dance faculty members Ryan Corriston, Suzanne Miller-Corso, Shane O’Hara and Kate Trammell. Trammell will perform a humorous solo by New York choreographer Claire Porter, whose work is hailed as “smart and musical.” 

EISENHOWER DANCE: 25 IN THE 25TH TOUR PERFORMANCE

EMENS AUDITORIUM, BALL STATE UNIVERSITY

SEPTEMBER 16, 2015
7:30PM

Dramatic. Striking. Awe-Inspiring.

Eisenhower Dance celebrates its Silver Anniversary with a spectacular touring production!   The program will include new creations by internationally-recognized choreographers, such as Gabrielle Lamb, Gina Patterson, Edgar Zendejas and artistic director Laurie Eisenhower, among others.  The Silver Anniversary Tour will highlight what Eisenhower Dance does best---showcase stunning dancers in exhilarating choreography!

Eisenhower Dance showcases at Performing Arts Exchange in Baltimore.

SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE

PERFORMING ARTS EXCHANGE

SEPTEMBER 29, 2015

 

Join us at Eisenhower Dance's annual event.  Meet the Company's professional dancers in an intimate setting and and see performances by Eisenhower Dance and the Eisenhower Dance Center student companies.  Rochester event begins at 1pm.  Birmingham event begins at 4pm.  Rochester Center: 130 South Street.  Birmingham Center: 2155 Cole Street.

MEET THE DANCER EVENTS AT EDC

EISENHOWER DANCE CENTERS


OCTOBER 4, 2015

Princess Grace Award Winner Gabrielle Lamb creates a new work for the Company.  The dance is scheduled to premiere at the December Dances performance.

GABRIELLE LAMB
CHOREOGRAPHIC RESIDENCY

EISENHOWER DANCE CENTER - ROCHESTER
 

OCTOBER 5-16, 2015

ON THE MOVE FOR 25 YEARS: EISENHOWER DANCE

VARNER RECITAL HALL, OAKLAND UNIVERSITY


OCTOBER 24-25, 2015

Eisenhower Dance kicks off its 25th anniversary with a dazzling program of premieres and audience favorites! Nationally known for its virtuosic athleticism and creative artistry, Eisenhower Dance returns to its roots for its 25th performance on the Varner Hall stage. Don’t miss this annual On the Move performance, which promises to be an eye-popping event of looking back and moving forward!

Eisenhower Dance presents its 25th Anniversary Tour production for the Hart Community, as well as a Mini-Motown assembly for school children. 

RESIDENCY & PERFORMANCE

HART PERFORMING ART SERIES,
HART PUBLIC SCHOOLS AUDITORIUM


NOVEMBER 5-6, 2015

EISENHOWER DANCE: MOTOWN IN MOTION

COVENANT FINE ARTS CENTER AUDITORIUM, CALVIN COLLEGE

NOVEMBER 7, 2015
8:00 PM

Eisenhower Dance presents a celebration of the music that made Motown famous in a razzle-dazzle evening of music and dance. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Laurie Eisenhower, Motown in Motion is a playfully humorous and theatrical evening of dance that salutes such legendary artists as The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight, Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson, The Supremes and Stevie Wonder. You'll also be treated to some of the company's most celebrated works from their diverse repertory. The performers will have you dancing in your seats – and out into the streets!

EISENHOWER DANCE COMPANY: MOTOWN IN MOTION

YOUNG AUDITORIUM, UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-WHITEWATER


NOVEMBER 11, 2015
7:30 PM

Eisenhower Dance presents a celebration of the music that made Motown famous in a razzle-dazzle evening of music and dance. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Laurie Eisenhower, Motown in Motion is a playfully humorous and theatrical evening of dance that salutes such legendary artists as The Temptations, Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight, Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson, The Supremes and Stevie Wonder. You'll also be treated to some of the company's most celebrated works from their diverse repertory. The performers will have you dancing in your seats – and out into the streets!

Especially designed for schoolchildren, this scaled-down version of Eisenhower Dance’s lavish production Motown in Motion, is a fast-paced and lively presentation. Through narration, performance and audience interaction, the program teaches students about the life of a professional dancer, the elements of dance and the history of Motown.

MINI-MOTOWN PERFORMANCE

CARNEGIE CENTER FOR THE ARTS


NOVEMBER 2015

Eisenhower Dance's 25 year relationship as a professional dance company in residence at Oakland University continues with guest artist performances with Oakland Dance Theatre and OU Repertory Dance Company.

GUEST ARTIST PERFORMANCES

OAKLAND DANCE THEATRE
OAKLAND UNIVERSITY


DECEMBER 3-5, 2015

Join Eisenhower Dance for its 25th December concert of innovative dance. Spend a fabulous evening with the company, enjoying a new premiere by Artistic Director Laurie Eisenhower, a revival of her popular Catharsis, and other beloved works.  The production will feature guest dancers from the Eisenhower Dance Center and OU’s Repertory Dance Company. Come see what all the excitement is about when this awe-inspiring company takes the stage! 

DECEMBER DANCES-
25TH WINTER SEASON PERFORMANCE

SELIGMAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTER,  Detroit Country Day School 22305 W. 13 Mile Road (at Lahser) Beverly Hills, MI 48025

DECEMBER 11, 2015

Eisenhower Dance showcases at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters conference.  Alvin Ailey Dance Center, 405 W 55th St, New York, NY 10019 (at 9th Avenue)

APAP SHOWCASE PERFORMANCE

AILEY STUDIOS

JANUARY 15-16, 2016

EISENHOWER DANCE’S SILVER ANNIVERSARY GALA PERFORMANCE

DETROIT OPERA HOUSE
JANUARY 23, 2016
7:30 PM

Eisenhower Dance will take to the Detroit Opera House stage with an exciting Silver Anniversary performance! By popular demand, Eisenhower Dance will present its stunning production of Igor Stravinsky’s iconic The Rite of Spring. With lighting design by Kerro Knox 3 and set design by Jeremy Barnett, the production is a striking feast for the eyes and imagination. The Detroit Free Press gave this production 4 out of 4 stars! The program will also include Laurie Eisenhower’s magnificent Bolero, as well as the company’s newest premieres. With exquisite technique and ground-breaking choreography, come see why Eisenhower Dance has been captivating audiences for two and a half decades!

Eisenhower Dance's presents a  five day residency at Detroit Country Day School, working with students in the foundations of contemporary dance and choreography.

EDUCATIONAL RESIDENCY

DETROIT COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL

FEBRUARY 1-5, 2016

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LEBANON, IL

Guest artist performance at Oakland University's Annual Dance Day Event.

OU DANCE DAY PERFORMANCE

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY

MARCH 5, 2016
8:00 AM

The Light Show

MCKENDREE UNIVERSITY

MARCH 10, 2016
7:30 PM

 

Eisenhower Dance presents The Light Show, a visually striking evening of dance that cleverly pairs four choreographers with four lighting designers. Incorporating unique lighting design in each work, the result is an evening of electrifying imagery and movement that reflects on life and human relationships.

This production was co-commissioned by the Detroit Opera House and Wharton Center for the Performing Arts

ROCHESTER, MI

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Detroit, mi

The Company conducts its annual choreographic and teaching residency at Oakland University.  Master classes in ballet and modern technique will be presented and Laurie Eisenhower will set a new work on OU Repertory Dance Company.

CHOREOGRAPHIC AND TEACHING
RESIDENCY

OAKLAND UNIVERSITY

 

MARCH 21- APRIL 3, 2016

DETROIT, MI

Eisenhower Dance joins Sonya Tayeh Dance, Body Traffic, Contra-Tiempo and other professional companies in this exciting showcase of contemporary dance.

 

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MUSIC HALL CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING
ARTS

 

APRIL 2, 2016

 

performance

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS

 

APRIL 17, 2016, 6PM

MAHWAH, NJ

RESIDENCY AND PERFORMANCE

THE BERRIE CENTER, RAMAPO COLLEGE

 

APRIL 24, 2016, 2PM

Dramatic. Striking. Awe-Inspiring.

Eisenhower Dance celebrates its silver anniversary with a spectacular touring production!   The program will include new creations by internationally-recognized choreographers, such as Gabrielle Lamb, Gina Patterson, Edgar Zendejas and artistic director Laurie Eisenhower, among others.  The Silver Anniversary Tour will highlight what Eisenhower Dance does best---showcase stunning dancers in exhilarating choreography!  For tickets, click here. 

CLINTON TWP, MI

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CLAWSON, MI

Birmingham, MI

Michigan’s finest contemporary dance company concludes its 25th season with a breathtaking program of new and favorite repertory. The program will include Laurie Eisenhower’s Tom’s Songs, a heartfelt tribute featuring music by Bob Dylan, Van Morrison and Bonnie Raitt, among others.  Come revel with past and present Eisenhower dancers in an extraordinary evening of artistry, athleticism and sheer joy.  You won’t want to miss this celebration of twenty-five amazing years of dance in the Detroit Metro area!  

Preshow includes Eisenhower Dance Center student companies, Mary Skiba's School of Dance, Macomb Ballet Company and Spotlight Dance Works.

EISENHOWER DANCE'S 25TH
ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION
PERFORMANCE

THE MACOMB CENTER

 

APRIL 30, 2016, 8PM (7:15 Preshow)

 

 

Lecture demonstration

THE JAPHET SCHOOL

MAY 9, 2016

 

 

Mini-moton performance

HOLY NAME ACADEMY

MAY 19, 2016

DETROIT, MI

NOVI, MI

25TH ANNIVERSARY GALA

THE WESTIN

 

MAY 21, 2016

 

 

 

LECTURE DEMONSTRATION-MUSIC AND DANCE

BELMONT PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

MAY 23, 2016

Celebrate Eisenhower Dance's 25th Anniversary at a special black-tie gala at Detroit's gorgeous Westin Hotel.  For more information, call 248-559-2095.

St. louis, mo

TROY, MI



TROY, MI

St. Louis’ pathbreaking dance festival, SPRING TO DANCE®, returns for its ninth year. As one of the region’s must-see festivals, SPRING TO DANCE® brings together 30 professional dance companies from across the country for three unique, exhilarating nights over Memorial Day weekend. You name it — ballet, hip-hop, tango, classical, contemporary, modern and more — the festival offers something for everyone with a different program each night.

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TOUHILL AUDITORIUM, ST LOUIS, MO

MAY 29, 2016

 

 

 

 

Come see the annual Spring Showcases by students from the Eisenhower Dance Centers in Birmingham, Rochester and Franklin with special appearance by Eisenhower Dance.

 

CENTER SPRING SHOWCASE
PERFORMANCES

TROY PERFORMING ARTS CENTER

4777 Northfield Pkwy

Troy, MI 48098-4497

JUNE 11-12, 2016

Big Rapids, MI

rochester, mi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GLDF partners Eisenhower Dance, Oakland University and exclusive guest teachers from around the country to create a two-week summer intensive rich in technique, choreography, and performance.

 

MOTOWN IN MOTION PERFORMANCES

BACH TUBA FESTIVAL

BIG RAPIDS H.S. AUDITORIUM

JUNE 17-19, 2016

 

GREAT LAKES DANCE FESTIVAL

VARNER RECITAL HALL, OAKLAND UNIVERSITY

 

JULY 11-22, 2016

 

 

DETROIT, MI

Hosted by the Detroit Opera House and taught by the professional dancers of Eisenhower Dance, DOH is the best way to finish the summer! This one-week intensive will quickly whip you back into shape for the Fall. Take exciting classes, learn repertory and enjoy all that Downtown Detroit has to offer.

EISENHOWER DANCE SUMMER
DANCE INTENSIVE

DETROIT OPERA HOUSE

 

AUGUST 1-6, 2016

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