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Artist in Residence -- Karis Sloss 

Karis Sloss, Dance/Choreography
Artist in Residence January 24-29, 2011

Karis Sloss

Open Auditions

Monday, January 24, 2011
3:00-6:00 p.m.
105 McPhee (Dance Studio)
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
Auditions to perform in a dance piece choreographed by Karis Sloss for the Spring DanceWorks concert. 

Dance Rehearsals

Tuesday-Friday, January 25-28, 2011
3:00-6:00 p.m.
105 McPhee (Dance Studio)
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Saturday, January 29, 2011
8:00 a.m. - 12 noon
105 McPhee (Dance Studio)
University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

Karis Sloss, artistic director of The Eclectic Edge Ensemble, will conduct a week-long residency in cooperation with the UW-Eau Claire dance program. Dancers will be selected to perform a piece choreographed by Karis for the Spring DanceWorks concert.

Karis Sloss, Artistic Director, graduated from the University of Minnesota with a BA in Dance and Theatre Arts. She has been studying dance for over 20 years. She has been working with The Eclectic Edge Ensemble for the past 7 years producing work around the city. They have performed at The Ritz Theatre, Intermedia Arts, Illusion Theatre, Hopkins Center for the Arts and 5 MN Fringe Festivals. Her other choreography credits include work at SteppingStone Theatre, Children's Theatre, Loring Playhouse, Illusion Theatre, University of MN and College of St. Catherine. Karis works full-time at SteppingStone Theatre as their Development and Community Relations Manager and teaches dance at BALLAREteatro. She is determined to keep Jazz dance alive in Minneapolis. Learn more about Karis and The Eclectic Edge Ensemble at: