About the 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 dancers Mary Ann Bradley and Alyssa Mann have recently been recognized by Dance Magazine's "25 to Watch."
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.