Speaker Date Topic
Anne Bak Marine Nov 18, 2019
Eisenhower Dance Detroit
Eisenhower Dance Detroit

Anne Bak Marine received her BFA in Dance (magna cum laude) from Western Michigan University/Lee Honors College and spent more than ten years touring and performing with Eisenhower Dance Detroit. Ms. Marine has choreographed and taught master classes at many colleges and universities as well as at Interlochen Arts Academy,
and she has served as adjunct faculty at Oakland University. She also served as founding director for the EDE Center for Dance (now known as the School of EDD), Artistic Director for the Center Dance Ensemble, and choreographer for the Archdiocese of Detroit’s “Art for God’s Sake.” In an administrative capacity, Ms. Marine served as Director of Operations for Eisenhower Dance Detroit from 1998-2006, Managing Director for the Rackham Symphony Choir, and project manager and lead curriculum designer for “Healthy Kids,” a collaborative residency
project between EDD, Beaumont Hospital’s Weight Control Center, and the Pontiac School District and funded by theNational Endowment for the Arts and the Community Foundation for S.E. Michigan. Ms. Marine has also served on
the staff at the Detroit Skating Club since 1995 and as coordinator for the Dance Academy at DSC since 2013 where 
she has worked with elite level and Olympic figure skaters from around the world.

 

Derek Aguirre Dec 02, 2019
Racquet Up Detroit

Derek Aguirre will speak about   Racquet Up Detroit is a non-profit urban youth development program which combines squash instruction and competition, academic tutoring and enrichment, community service, mentoring, and summer opportunities to support and empower Detroit youth