Elisa Monte Dance 38th NYC Season

May 9 - May 12, 2019
Tickets are $25*
The Sam

The critically acclaimed and world-renowned Elisa Monte Dance (EMD), under the Artistic Direction of Tiffany Rea-Fisher, celebrates their 38th Annual NYC Season at The Flea. Rea-Fisher brings EMD to The Flea for their first season as Anchor Partners. EMD, founded by master choreographer, Elisa Monte in 1981, bridges cultural barriers through the universal language of dance. Rea-Fisher, Artistic Director since 2016, reinvigorates modern dance, while using the art form as a vehicle for community service. Travel across thirty-eight years of Modern Dance History in one evening. EMD will present classic master works, contemporary favorites, and world premieres. Monte’s “Dreamtime” demonstrates the company’s deep legacy in modern dance while proving the company’s technical and theatrical excellence. “The Best Self” excerpt shows Rea-Fishers extreme range and sensitivity as a choreographer. Followed by a Rea-Fisher premiere, which sets out to elevate the American art form of Modern Dance into the future.

*All tickets include an additional $2 Theater Restoration Fee, which keeps the lights on in our new digs.

EMD is a 21st Century company that celebrates the legacy of Elisa Monte while creating a new generation of contemporary dance. Under the direction ofTiffany Rea-Fisher, EMD creates entertaining and inspiring environments that allows the audience multiple entry points into the work. The company has gone on to tour throughout the United States and in more than 40 countries in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. EMD has been a featured performer at such prestigious festivals as Jacob’s Pillow, Lincoln Center Out of Doors, and the Spoleto Festival (US and Italy), as well as on television programs broadcast in Europe, Asia, and the Caribbean.