American Portrait

Event Type
Event Description

The Evanston Dance Ensemble presents eight original contemporary dance pieces by a dynamic slate of choreographers in this show about what it means to be an American. Under the artistic direction of Enid Smith and Allison Kurtz Volkers, this program features new work that considers the unique, multi-faceted, and interconnected ways we share our American identity. The choreographers include Enid Smith, Allison Kurtz Volkers, Bea Rashid, Braeden Barnes and Michelle Meltzer, Eduardo Zambrana, Imani English, Olivia Mitchell and Pfifer Spruill.

Running Time
2 hours
Dance Styles
Modern / Contemporary


Northwestern University Josephine Louis Theatre

20 Arts Circle Drive Evanston 60208
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 491-7282