Dance on Detroit

A Maggie Allese Celebration of Dance


Dance on Detroit: The Dancer

In the third installment of this series, arts advocate Maggie Allesee and Filmmaker R. Drew Fezzey explore the hard work, dedication, and years of training that are required to be a professional dancer. Meet a cross-section of Detroit’s most successful dancers and learn how they began, persevere, and deal with the demands of the art form. Among the companies featured are Shen Wei Dance Art, Eisenhower Dance, Momix, Northville Ballet, Timberlane Dance, Dance Theater of Harlem, and Hardcore Detroit. Original air date: 3/15/16.


Dance on Detroit: The Art of Dance

A Maggie Allesee Celebration of Dance production, this episode of Dance On Detroit features exclusive interviews and choreography from Sonya Tayeh, Eisenhower Dance, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Biba Bell, ArtLab J, Detroit Dance Collective, and more. Original air date: 9/1/15


Dance on Detroit

Maggie Allesee and producer Drew Fezzey introduce us to Detroit choreographers, teachers, students and impresarios who are making Detroit the Mecca of Movement. From The Music Hall to Wayne State to the little studio around the corner, we’re sayin’ “Dance on, Detroit.” Original air date: 8/12/14