At once true to its own distinctive style and eager to encompass diverse cultural influences, Elisa Monte Dance (EMD) takes a global view of movement that puts the world of dance within the audience’s grasp. EMD has performed in over 40 countries on 5 continents. EMD has also appeared in several major dance festivals among them, the Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Next Wave Festival, Jacob’s Pillow, The Spoleto Festival both in the US and Umbria, Italy, Lincoln Center’s Out of Doors to Steps Switzerland, and participated in Weimar, Germany’s 1999 Cultural Capital activities. EMD has been featured on television networks through Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean, and the company was highlighted on Metro Arts on PBS Channel 13 as part of the station’s Dance Month celebrating accomplished New York City-based choreographers. Elisa Monte Dance continues to broaden its mission, including educational outreach initiatives designed to foster an appreciation of dance in young people.
December 29, 2016 |