A contemporary jazz dance company with a diverse repertoire, Eclectic Edge Ensemble collaborates with local musicians, choreographers, and other artists to create musically and theatrically inspired work.
The company aims to present a fresh perspective on jazz dance in the Twin Cities, creating accessible performance experiences that connect to audiences through the pure joy of movement.
Our Next Performance:
ECLECTIC EDGE ENSEMBLE JAZZ WEEK INTENSIVE WITH KARIS SLOSS, KARLA GROTTING AND FRIENDS- AUGUST 4-6
The Cowles Center, Studio 2B
528 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
August 4-6, 2014
11:00 AM-4:00 PM
- $120 full workshop
- $75 11:00am & 12:30pm classes (M,T,W)
- $45 2:30-4pm classes (M,T,W)
Linda Talcott Lee- Jazz for Musical Theater
Erinn Liebhard - Urban Jazz
Zoe Sealy - Classic Jazz Styles
Marciano Silva dos Santos - Afro Brazilian
Karla Grotting - Jazz Dance and Music
Karis Sloss - Jazz Technique
Jazz Week Intensive is designed for the intermediate/advanced dancer with an interest in the definitive elements of jazz dance. With a special focus on jazz music, classic jazz styles, root forms, modern innovations and jazz for Musical Theater, Jazz Week Intensive creates an immersive experience that can trace the connections of this deep and enduring art form.
Download - Registration Form
EEE’s Summer BBQ Feast and Fundraiser!
Tickets are now on sale for Eclectic Edge Ensemble’s Summer Fundraiser!
Who : Eclectic Edge Ensemble
What : Summer BBQ Feast and Fundraiser
When : Thursday July 24th, 6-9pm
Where : Summit Brewery, Ratskellar
910 Montreal Cir, St Paul, MN 55102
How : Reserve your tickets now at EEEdance@gmail.com
prices are $25/adult and includes 2 Summit taps, $10/child 12 years and younger
Please include your name and how many reservations in your party. Payment will be accepted at the time of the event and we accept cash, credit, and check!
Festivities include food, live music, silent auction items, outdoor games, and more! We would love your company at this event and we hope you can make it!
If you are unable to attend, but would like to make a donation please go to our donation page at https://givemn.org/fundraiser/Eclectic-Edge-Ensemble-1 to make your tax deductible donation today!
Mark Your Calendars!!
Eclectic Edge Ensemble's Summer Fundraiser will be held on Thursday July 24th from 6-9 pm, at Summit Brewing Company!
Eclectic Edge Ensemble is excited to pair this years fundraiser with a great spot right on the river in St. Paul! We all know summer can go by fast, so why not plan an evening of music, food, silent auction items, and one of the cities top local brews to this years summer plans!
This year we are going for a picnic feel, featuring some great BBQ, awesome side dishes, bean bags, chances to bid on some great silent auction items, and general socializing with friends and family all in support of a great local jazz dance company.
As many of you following EEE may know, we recently became 501c3 non-profit!! This was a huge milestone for the company and with your help we can continue to keep jazz and rhythm based movement alive in the Twin Cities! Your purchase of a ticket to our fundraiser will help us continue to produce shows, and help build our community outreach.
Please mark your calendars for this great event! Tickets will go on sale during the first week of July with more details to come! If you are unable to make the event, your donation is still valuable to us! Visit our donation page at givemn.org to make your tax deductible donation today!
DreamScape at the Southern Theater
Opens this Thursday!!!
with choreography by Karis Sloss
Score created by local composers: Warren Park, Brian Just, Nathaniel Kling, and Richard Sloss
It's time to warm up for Eclectic Edge Ensemble's (EEE) 11th season DreamScape,featuring Karis Sloss' signature contemporary jazz movement, as she asks "What is something you have always dreamed of doing, but haven't yet?" Featuring a 14 member company, 4 composers, and addition visual elements by Laura Wilhelm of Mad Munchkin Productions, EEE will perform 4 shows for the first time at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis, February 13th - 16th, 2014.
WHAT : DreamScape, an evening length dance performance
WHO : Eclectic Edge Ensemble
WHEN : February 13th - 16th, 2014 (13th - 15th at 8pm, 16th at 2pm)
WHERE : Southern Theather (1420 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis MN, 55454)
TICKETS : $17 in advance, $20 at the door*
BOX OFFICE : Online http:/brownpapertickets.com/event/544685,
*$3.00 off at the door with a West Bank Business Association loyalty card
Parking vouchers will be available if you enter the Courtyard Marriot ramp after 5 pm.
Theater Guest Parking (validated):
- $5.00 max : Mon – Sat | Enter after 5pm, exit before 3am
- $5.00 max: Sundays | Enter after 10am, exit before midnight
NOTE: for validation you must take a ticket when entering the ramp. Receive a validation ticket at the Southern before or after the show. When exiting the ramp insert your PARKING ticket first, THEN the southern VALIDATION ticket for the discounted rate.
"This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Metropolitan Regional ArtsCouncil, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.”
Dear EEE Fans, Friends, and Followers;
“Give to the Max” day is just around the corner on
Thursday, November 14th!
This annual day of giving provides donors like you the opportunity to show your financial support for your top non-profits in the State of Minnesota. Eclectic Edge Ensemble is participating again this year (through our fiscal sponsorship with Springboard for the Arts) and we hope you will consider supporting
EEE with a donation!
1) “Give to the Max” is an ALL DAY event (midnight to midnight)!
2) Giving is EASY! Just visit GiveMN.org and click on the green “DONATE” button:
3) Tax receipts from GiveMN.org are automatically sent to you!
How can you make the most difference?
HOUR OF POWER (10-11 a.m.) - Springboard for the Arts, our fiscal sponsor, has presented us with a matching donation challenge. During the 10:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. hour, Springboard will match the donation of each individual donor that donates to us and add an extra $10, no m
atter what your donation! They have $10,000 set aside for this challenge, so let’s make the most out of it!
As EEE celebrates 10 years of dance, we hope that you will continue to show your generous support and consider making EEE a part of your year-end giving plan.
Please visit our GiveMN.org page (http://givemn.razoo.com/story/Eclecticedgeensemble) and remember to Give to the Max!
EEE Staff and Company