Zenon returns to St. Paul and presents its 35th Anniversary Spring Season. Highlights will include premieres from New York choreographer, Ori Flomin, and Zenon repertory pieces from Stephanie Batten Bland and Danny Buraczeski.
Since its first performance in 1983, Zenon Dance Company has grown to be one of the nation’s premier contemporary dance companies. Celebrating the innovative works of American choreographers, Zenon commissions and performs both modern and jazz works created by emerging New York and Twin Cities choreographers as well as internationally renowned masters. Zenon commissions 4-6 works yearly – adding richness and diversity to America’s modern and jazz dance genres. Zenon’s choreographers and performers have earned rave reviews from the New York Times, Village Voice, Dance Magazine, Minneapolis StarTribune, St. Paul Pioneer Press, and City Pages.
Zenon’s diverse repertory has allowed it to reach a broad range of audiences - from dedicated Twin Cities’ dance enthusiasts to at-risk youth in Minneapolis and St. Paul, and to students and adults in Greater Minnesota. Zenon has also toured internationally to Cassis, France; Havana, Cuba; Budapest, Hungary; St. Petersburg, Russia; Switzerland, Saipan, Guam, and Tinian in the Northern Marianas, and Aruba. The company has built a loyal audience base and has received accolades for its kinetic, high-energy performances, technical acuity, and generous personality. Zenon challenges its audiences while remaining accessible.