evanston dance ensemble
Lives Taking Shape
Our 2023-2024 Season
You Are Here
December 15-17, 2023
Experience the fresh perspectives and inventive choreography of You Are Here, the Young Choreographers Project. Join the Evanston Dance Ensemble as it empowers the next generation of dance makers at the beautiful Studio5 Performing Arts Center.
ede2 Whodunit? A Dance mystery
March 2-3, 2024 at Studio5
Can the detectives find the missing precious jewel?
March 15-17, 2024 at the Josephine Louis Theater
New works that consider the unique multi-faceted, and interconnected ways in which we embody America.
Founded in 1997, the mission of the Evanston Dance Ensemble is to create inventive performances and programs of the highest quality, nurture the power and artistry of talented young dancers, and reflect the diversity of our community by fostering inclusivity, collaboration, and creative expression.
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.
Evanston Dance Ensemble is also a proud member of EPAC - The Evanston Performing Arts Collective.