A special site-specific edition of "Who Let the Dogs Out" makes a guest appearance at the Richmond Film Festival.
Company E returns to Tunisia in October following on from the June World Premiere of SIDEWALK STORIES at the Carthage Dance Festival. A collaboration between Company | E, the U.S. Embassy in Tunis and Danseurs Citoyens Sud in Gabes, the follow-on takes the company's training programs to the South of Tunisia.
A World Premiere evening at the House of Sweden in Washington, DC on Saturday, November 18th featuring the work of Fredrik Quinones and Lidia Wos.
The World Premiere of SEEN/UNSEEN alongside one of the company's signature works, "Who Let the Dogs Out" at the Ramallah Contemporary Dance Festival highlight Company | E's return to the West Bank of the Palestinian Territories. The program marks the Company's first engagement with artists in Gaza, and renews the partnership with the State Department's Office of Palestinian Affairs.
Company | E's ongoing Ukrainian Artists Initiative. Begun in spring of 2022 this series of commissions in dance, music, film, photography and storytelling is designed to use the power of performing and visual art to bear witness to Russia's war on Ukraine through the eyes of Ukrainian artists themselves.
In February 2023, in partnership with the U.S. Mission to the United Kingdom, the company worked with a team of Ukrainian and American artists to create "1,000 Candles - a Vigil for Ukraine" which filled London's Trafalgar Square.
CONCERTS AND INITIATIVES ON THE CLIMATE CRISIS
Company | E's ongoing commitment to commissioning works from artists at home and around the globe which speak to the climate crisis is just one part of the organization's efforts.
From programs for young audiences to new initiatives to reduce our carbon footprint while bringing the world closer together, the Company is engaged in one of the key questions of our times.
Working with U.S. Embassies overseas and Foreign Missions to the United States at home in DC, Company | E's core work is to bring people and cultures together through movement, music and cross-cultural dialogue and engagement.
The annual Company | E and Howard University commission for the next generation of choreographers, composers, film-makers and dramatic artists.
Created in memory of Liz Cherry Jones, 2022 pairs choreographer Tori Yevette Carter and composer Clifton Brockington.
Check out also 2021's commission "PASSENGER," by Raven Leak.
...a responsibility as well as an opportunity. No other art form exists solely within the human body, and passing it on is a uniquely human experience - one which transcends age, culture and language.
Since its inception Company | E has empowered people around the world, bringing uniquely American techniques to students of all ages, training trainers in methodolgy, working with small businesses in capacity building and techniques for management, mentoring next generation artists and, vitally, taking that know-how and commitment into DC Public and Charter Schools and into the classroom in our School for Dance, the Company | E Movement Center.
"The MC builds and supports whole-child learning...instilling the values of self-discipline and team building."
- Roseanna B. MC Parent
The Company | E Movement Center for Dance Education teaches the next generation both the technique and the joy of movement.
Spend an incredible week with the artists of Company E, learning the work of the Company and getting an inside look at the world of Cultural Diplomacy.
"...exactly the kind of work we had imagined when creating the Performances for Young Audiences series, elegantly combining multiple art forms including modern dance, classical music, storytelling, visual arts, and theater."
-- David Kilpatrick, Director, Education Programs and Productions. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.