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About Zenon Dance Company

One of the nation’s premier repertory dance companies, Zenon Dance Company captivates audiences with a rare and dynamic blend of modern and jazz. Working with talented emerging choreographers as well as internationally renowned masters, Zenon continually redefines and pushes dance standards in Minnesota.

The Zenon dancers are recognized for their stylistic diversity, fearless physicality and emotional intelligence. Under the direction of Linda Andrews, one of the most powerful choreographic voices in Minnesota, Zenon continues to build its eclectic repertory by commissioning significant works from such acclaimed American choreographers as Bill T. Jones, Doug Varone, Bebe Miller, Tere O’Connor, Danny Buraczeski and Seán Curran.

The company has garnered rave reviews from publications such as the New York Times, Village Voice, Dance Magazine, Minneapolis Star Tribune, St. Paul Pioneer Press, and City Pages.  Zenon has received the McKnight Excellence in the Arts Award, the Twin Cities Mayors’ Public Arts Award, and been hailed as “Best Dance Company” multiple times by City Pages.

Zenon has performed throughout the United States at such esteemed venues as The Joyce Theatre and Jacob’s Pillow, as well as at colleges and festivals. The company has also toured to Aruba, Guam, Russia, Saipan, Switzerland, Budapest, and throughout the Midwest.

About the School

Zenon also operates a dance school that welcomes all dancers, regardless of age, ability or experience. First-rate, independent instructors ably teach a wide range of dancers, from the nationally renowned to the beginning child or adult. City Pages rated the school “Best Place to Learn to Dance” in 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2011.

About Outreach

A pioneer in the field of dance education, Zenon incorporates the programs of the hosting school or organization with the technique and artistry of dance. Zenon is strongly committed to working with diverse populations, and is peerless in its work with the Deaf and hard-of-hearing.

Zenon Dance Company and School, Inc. is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, or sexual orientation.