Special Events

Evanston Dance Ensemble presents: The Music Moves

For the first time in its 18-year history, the Evanston Dance Ensemble  – in collaboration with the Academy of the Music Institute of Chicago, the ETHS Choral Ensemble, and the Steve Rashid Quintet – will present a full evening of dance paired with live music performances. The Music Moves includes six pieces from professional choreographers set to live jazz, classical and rhythmic body percussion. Under the co-artistic direction of EDE founder and choreographer Béa Rashid and choreographer Christina Ernst, the Evanston Dance Ensemble continues to present innovative, exciting productions for audiences of all ages, and The Music Moves continues that tradition. 

The program includes works from Christina Ernst, Mike Gosney, Monique Haley, Eddy Ocampo, Stephanie Paul and Béa Rashid with guest dancers, Joe Caruana and Megan Walsh, and guest singer Typhanie Monique.

Mar 13 – 15
7:30PM | FRI
4:00PM | SAT
1:00 and 4:00PM | SUN

Josephine Louis Theater | 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston

Tickets: $24/General Admission, $16/children and seniors

For more information on EDE, go to the company’s website at www.evanstondancensemble.org or call 847.328.6683. Photo credit: Matt Glavin


Cocodaco Dance Project presents: Square 1 Round 2

Cocodaco Dance Project (Community of Contemporary Dance Companies) is inspired by the decade that Artistic Director Ronn Stewart founded and ran his first professional company, Moving People Dance Santa Fe. Square 1 Round 2 is the first step for the new company made up of three tiers- Professional, Mezzo and Youth Ensemble.  See this diverse group of dancers share the stage in five dynamic contemporary works, driven by Stewart’s highly physical, imagery based movement. 

March 21 - 22
7:30PM | SAT
3:00PM | SUN

Josephine Louis Theater | 20 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston

Tickets: $20 General Admission $15 Students and Seniors

For more information about Cocodaco Dance Project visit www.cocodaco.com