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Photo: Matt Glavin

Welcome to our 20th anniversary season!

Full of movement, joy, friendship, and of course, dancing, EDE has been creating beautiful productions for 19 years. Here’s what’s ahead:

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe: December 8-11, 2016
Tickets on sale now!

Read this great article about the show.

FAB 2.0! EDE dances the Beatles: March 17-19, 2017

ede2 presents John Lennon’s Piano and Other Tales of Magical Thinking: March 3-5, 2017

Founded in 1997, the mission of the Evanston Dance Ensemble is to nurture the power and artistry of talented young performers by creating inventive dance performances and programs of the highest quality.

In residence at Dance Center Evanston, the Ensemble performs several productions each year. EDE is known for its innovative treatment of stories and themes and collaborating with top professionals in the field to create original productions.

The Ensemble also extends its involvement into the community with its second company, ede2, which tours its own original shows to schools, libraries, and senior centers throughout the North Shore.

Béa Rashid, Artistic Director and Founder
Christina Ernst, Artistic Director
Allison Kurtz Volkers, ede2 Director

Upcoming Events

December 4: EDE performs with the Evanston Symphony. Tickets: evanstonsymphony.org

December 8-11: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe!

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