World renowned and critically acclaimed Elisa Monte Dance (EMD) under the Artistic Direction of Tiffany Rea-Fisher returns!
Act 1 features the 3rd annual Elisa Monte Dance Summer Series' students performing excerpts of Rea-Fisher's favorite works plus a crowd pleasing, fun, high energy "mash up" to close out the act.
In the second act, EMD company dancers will perform Elisa Monte's classic work Dreamtime (1986), a Rea-FIsher world premiere duet, and H.E.R a work in progress choreographed by Tiffany Rea-Fisher with music created by Twelve45 for the company's 2020 season.
Enjoy the past, present and future of Elisa Monte Dance in one evening at company's second home, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts.
About Elisa Monte Dance Company
Founded in 1981, Elisa Monte Dance bridges cultural barriers through the universal language of dance. From its earliest recognition on the world stage in 1982 as "Best Company" at the International Dance Festival of Paris, the company has succeeded for more than three decades. The work of Elisa Monte, a former principal dancer with Martha Graham Dance Company, Lar Lubovitch, and Pilobolus, is widely recognized for its highly athletic and sensual style, as well as its technical and physical acuity, exploring a multitude of topics and themes.
The company has performed in over 40 countries on 5 continents. Elisa Monte Dance 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 '98 Switzerland, and participated in Weimar, Germany's 1999 Cultural Capital activities. Elisa Monte Dance 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 celebrates diversity through its work, artists, and staff. The company's artists hail from all corners of the globe, including the Caribbean, Europe, and across the United States.