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EISENHOWER DANCE "In Power & Passion" - National Tour

Artist Series

January 13, 2017 Mainstage
$25 w/ season & group discount available

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Praised by critics as one of the nation’s premier contemporary dance companies, Eisenhower Dance has received overwhelming critical acclaim along with enthusiastic audience support. Appearing during the Mattie Kelly Arts Center's 20th Anniversary season will be Eisenhower Dance in Power and Passion on January 13, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the Manstage Theater! Tickets are $25 each.

Dramatic. Gorgeous. Awe-Inspiring. Eisenhower Dance presents a stunning collection of repertory by nationally-recognized choreographers. The program includes striking works by Edgar Zendejas, Laurie Eisenhower, and Stephanie Pizzo and showcases the talents of the versatile Eisenhower dancers. You won’t want to miss this electrifying evening of dance!

"Stunning" Holland Sentinel

An eye-popping production” Detroit Free Press

Dance that touches the soul” Detroit Free Press

A hand-clapping delight” Chicago Tribune

No-nonsense moves from the Midwest . . . would be a pleasure to see them again" -The New York Times.

Coming to Florida's Emerald Coast for the 2016-2017 national touring season at the Mattie Kelly Fine & Performing Arts Center at Northwest Florida State College in Niceville as part of the center's gala 20th Anniversary season! Tickets are available exclusively from the Mattie Kelly Arts Center Box Office (850) 729-6000 or online

Eisenhower Dance is $25 each with a group discount of $5 off each ticket for groups of 10 or more ($20). Season packages offer a 10% discount.

The company’s concert schedule has included tours across the United States, as well as Europe and Russia. Eisenhower Dance has received numerous grants and awards for its work including support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Kresge Foundation, the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the Knight Foundation, the National Dance Project and many others.

Eisenhower Dance has spent the last 25 years giving life to the repertoire of internationally known choreographers, as well as the highly acclaimed work of Artistic Director Laurie Eisenhower. Established in metro Detroit by Eisenhower in 1991, the Company presents an annual subscription series and tours internationally. Eisenhower Dance has produced several full-evening length touring productions. These include Motown in Motion, a visual salute to the tunes that made Motown Records famous; The Rite of Spring set to Igor Stravinsky’s iconic score ; and the Company’s newest production, The Light Show, which pairs four choreographers with four lighting designers for a visuaClick here to see a 6 min. video of all the season's 10 national touring Broadway/Artist shows and two Special Anniversary Events!

lly stunning evening of dance.