TROY, NY – The Sage Colleges is proud to host an evening of innovation, creativity and artistry featuring student work guided by Sage dance faculty and featuring the Ellen Sinopoli Dance Company.

The performances will take place on November 11 and 12, 2016 at 7 p.m. in the James Meader Little Theatre on the Russell Sage College campus.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. For tickets and information call (518) 244-2248 or visit

ELLEN SINOPOLI DANCE COMPANY (ESDC) is a 26 year old not-for-profit arts organization located in NYS’s Capital Region. Celebrating its 26th anniversary season in 2016-2017, ESDC’s commitment to create, collaborate, educate and partner remains in the forefront as it shares its work with diverse audiences through concerts, showcases, residencies, workshops, educational and community outreach. Artistic Director Ellen Sinopoli has created over 75 dances since forming the company and ESDC’s collaborations and artistic projects serve as a conduit to bring together talented artists (both regional and national) from varied genres that include visual artists, sculptors, architects, composers and musicians, poets and storytellers, videographers, photographers and physicists. Past commissions include new work for The Egg, Olana Partnership, Saratoga County Arts Council, Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Schenectady Museum and St Cecelia Orchestra.

Media Contact: Deanna Cohen, director of external relations, The Sage Colleges, (518) 244-4593 (O), (518) 598-4927 (C), email: [email protected]


Interdisciplinary academics, combining the professions and the liberal arts, community engagement, international exposure, and artistic and athletic endeavors are among the pillars of the educational experience at The Sage Colleges. Sage enrolls more than 3,000 students in bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs at the undergraduate Russell Sage College for women in Troy, N.Y.; the coeducational undergraduate Sage College of Albany in Albany, N.Y.; and the graduate-level Esteves School of Education, School of Health Sciences and School of Management, with programs on both campuses; adult education through the School of Professional and Continuing Education and via the Internet through Russell Sage Online. The Sage Colleges, founded in 1916, is celebrating its Centennial. For a complete listing of Centennial events visit us at