Eva Dean Dance (EDD) is an award winning, neo-contemporary company based in Brooklyn established in 1985.
is to support and strengthen the presence of dance as a performing art globally, with a cross-cultural focus in New York City. EDD achieves this through creating and performing the choreography of Eva Dean, developing and reaching diverse audiences for dance, supporting the work of other choreographers and dancers, providing mentorships to emerging female choreographers and teaching Eva Dean Dance technique and repertory to students representing a wide range of ages, abilities, and cultural backgrounds.
Eva Dean Dance is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
|The Mertz Gilmore Foundation|
|The Department of Public Affairs American Embassies in the Netherlands and the Czech Republic|
|New York State Council on the Arts|
|New York City Department of Cultural Affairs|
Locally grown in Brooklyn, Ms. Dean’s company has performed in many of New York City’s finest venues including:
The Museum of Modern Art
Danspace @ St. Mark’s Church
The Dance Series @ 14th St Y
Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY
Prospect Park, Brooklyn NY
A Turn of the 20th Century Barn, Sheffield MA
Carol Autorino Center, Hartford CT
First Night Boston, Boston MA
Amsterdam Fringe Festival“Best of Fringe New York”
K77 Studio in Berlin, Germany
Prague Fringe Festival
Recklinghausen Fringe in Germany
United Arab Emirates
Teaching and Mentorship
Dean has set EDD repertoire on college and conservatory students, created new dances for Brooklyn Public school students, and taught master choreography workshops as a guest artist at many institutions, including The Museum of Modern Art, Hampshire College in Massachusetts, Bennington College in Vermont, Hartford Conservatory Dance in Connecticut, k77 Studio in Berlin, and Alice Teirstein’s “Young Dancemakers” in New York City.