Eclectic Edge Ensemble will be performing at the 10th Annual Dances at the Lakes Festival
Photo Credit: Ann Schley highwoodsSTUDIOS
The Christopher Watson Dance Company presents the 10th Annual Dances at the Lakes Festival-two free concerts at the Rose Garden at Lake Harriet at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, June 10 and 11. This year the festival features nearly 100 professional and student dancers performing in the two different programs. Audience members are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket and some snacks or a picnic dinner and enjoy the unique opportunity of seeing dance performed at the Rose Garden.
EEE will be performing guest choreographer Molly Breen's piece "Getting There," this Saturday night, which will premier at EEE's July show "Send in the Jazz" at the Ritz.
Saturday, June 11th @ 7:30 pm; at the Rose Gardens by Lake Harriet
Dances at the Lakes 2011 Choreographers and Companies:
- Apple Valley High School Dance Department, Apple Valley-Cathy Wright, Artistic Director
- Bryan Gerber, Minneapolis
- Christopher Watson Dance Company, Minneapolis
- Doris Ressl, Los Angeles
- Eclectic Edge Ensemble, Minneapolis-Karis Sloss Artistic Director
- Eagan High School Dance Program, Eagan-Jennifer Glaws, Artistic Director
- Envision Academy of the Arts Dance Company, Burnsville-Jill Patterson, Artistic Director
- Kinetic Evolutions, Minneapolis-Sarah LaRose-Holland Artistic Director
- Lori Mercil, Minneapolis
- Poetry in Motion, Minneapolis
- Ray Terrill Dance Group, St. Paul
- Young Dance, Minneapolis-Gretchen Pick, Artistic Director
- Youth Dance Ensemble, Burnsville-Dixie Rairamo, Artistic Director
This activity is made possible, in part, by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund as appropriated by the Minnesota Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008.
Additional funding was provided by the Linden Hills Neighborhood Council.
The Rose Garden is located at Lyndale Park Gardens, 4124 Roseway Road, Minneapolis 55409.
For more information, go to: www.christopherwatsondance.com