photography and design: Gabriel Bienczycki
who we are

Eleone Dance Theatre, a Philadelphia-based professional dance company, ushers in the new millennium with new resurrected cutting edge works that challenges traditional boundaries. The company embodies exceptional artistry and a profound sense of spirituality that evokes an aura of healing in the audiences whose souls they touch. Eleone Dance Theatre is an exhilarating and "soul-stirring" dance company presenting a spectrum of works that are multicultural, intergenerational, socially and visually appealing to all audiences.

Eleone Dance Theatre is dedicated to the preservation and creation of historical and contemporary Theatre dance which celebrates intergenerational and uni- and multicultural themes that both educate and entertain; and, to cultivating future audiences and artists among the undeserved by providing affordable dance training, performances and experiences to the community. In addition to providing exciting and innovative dance experiences and performances, Eleone is dedicated to presenting a variety of dance works and workshops and preserving and presenting American dance forms.

Eleone dancers provide not just a dance performance, but a dance "experience" that inspires and energizes audiences of all ages. The company has a diverse repertoire of works that are contemporary modern, spiritual, rhythm and blues, African, as well as hip-hop in theme. This diversity enables audiences from many backgrounds and of all ages to enjoy its dance creations. Eleone's works of dance inspire critical, intellectual thought from the community and requires the community to look at both historical and contemporary issues from a variety of viewpoints.