NDE was founded as Chicago Contemporary Dance Company by Erin Whitney Brown.
Kristi Andarcia took on the role of Artistic Director and renamed the company Noumenon Dance Ensemble.
NDE became a 501(c)(3) under the new leadership of Alia Simon Montijo.
Artistic Director Alia Simon Montijo founded Dance Avondale, a dance school in partnership with the Chicago Parks District which provides dance education with is "financially accessible and culturally sensitive." NDE became the resident company of Dance Avondale!
Erin Murphy was designated Artistic Director of NDE, continuing the partnership with Dance Avondale.
Erin Murphy and Nina-Rose Wardanian join together as the artistic team!