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Big Muddy Dance Company: Fall Sneak Preview

Thu., Sept. 27, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
phone 314-338-4058
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Join The Big Muddy Dance Company for our annual Fall Sneak Preview event located at the beautiful Barnett on Washington in Grand Center! Tickets are $35, and include drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and performances by The Big Muddy Dance Company. $35

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Barnett on Washington (map)
3207 Washington Ave
St. Louis - Midtown
phone 314-241-9463

Common Sound Festival

Sat., Sept. 29, 1-6 p.m.
phone 314-352-4865
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Enjoy the common sound of music and dance and celebrate the diversity of the Dutchtown community during the Common Sound Festival. In its second year, this year's open air family friendly FREE event will feature performances by West African dance company Dimbiyaa and modern dance troupe Consuming Kinetics. There will also be workshops for breakdancing, zumba, salsa and samba. vTwo stages, five DJs, a kids area, food, crafts and community yoga will also be part of the festivities. Free

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Leverage Dance Theater: The Forgotten

Starts Oct. 19. Fridays, Saturdays, 7-8:30 & 9-10:30 p.m. Continues through Oct. 27
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@ Intersect Arts Center, 3636 Texas Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63118
Leverage will present an evening of immersive dance theater allowing the audience a unique experience as they follow the performers through the mazes, hallways, and stairwells of the newly renovated Intersect Arts Center. The show is inspired by the Halloween season, and is the second installment of the company’s sold-out, unOrdinary. Audiences should be prepared to move about in relative darkness, as they travel throughout the building and climb up and down two flights of stairs. Limited seating during this performance. This performance is rated PG and may not be suitable for sensory sensitive patrons. $15-$25

http://www.leveragedancetheater.org
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Roots and Rhythm: A Tribute to Jazz

Sat., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 21, 3 p.m.

Founder and Artistic Director Ashley L. Tate brings her company of trained classical, contemporary and commercial dancers to The Grandel for a weekend of performance art. Roots and Rhythm is the opening main stage concert for Ashleyliane Dance Company’s 12th season. This show highlights the inventive and exuberant art form that is jazz dance. The pieces explore the swing era, the essence of theatrical jazz, a fusion of vernacular and contemporary dance, and a dash of jazz funk and other percussive “new style” hybrid dance forms. $25

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Grandel Theatre (map)
3610 Grandel Square
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-533-0367
Roots and Rhythm:  A Tribute to Jazz

Romeo & Juliet

Fri., Nov. 2, 8 p.m., Sat., Nov. 3, 2 & 8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 4, 2 p.m.
phone 314-516-4949
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The beautiful and tragic story of Verona’s star-crossed lovers has inspired theatrical and musical productions for 400 years. Saint Louis Ballet presents Shakepeare’s most enduring story as a full-length ballet, with original choreography by Artistic Director Gen Horiuchi and set to a stunning score by Sergei Prokofiev. The production is known for its vivid characterizations, dramatic swordfights and a romantic pas de deux best known as the “Balcony Scene”. $35-$69

https://www.touhill.org/events/detail/romeo-juliet
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Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center (map)
1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road
North St. Louis County
phone 314-516-4949
Romeo & Juliet

The Big Muddy Dance Company: Lemp Legends

Fri., Nov. 16, 8-10 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 17, 8-10 p.m.
phone 314-338-4058
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Lemp Legends: A Ghost Story Presented by PNC Arts Alive Come witness the infamous tale of the St. Louis family and brewery in the 1900's, and learn the history behind the notorious haunted house tours. A special partnership with The Muny in Forest Park brings these characters to life on the stage with authentic costumes to complement the talented dancers of The Big Muddy. Flash-back vignettes of each Lemp family member take you on a ride back 100 years to give you insight into their lives and personalities. $35

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Edison Theatre (map)
6445 Forsyth Blvd.
Clayton
phone 314-935-6543

The Nutcracker

Sun., Dec. 9, 3-4:30 & 6:30-8 p.m.
phone 636-561-7733
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Come and experience the true meaning of Christmas with the magic and beauty of The Nutcracker! In our adaptation, you can join Clara and her Prince on their magical journey to the Land of the Sweets, where your little Sugar Plum will not be able to stop dancing as she is entranced by life size toys, waltzing snowflakes, and giant candies made of dreams. It's a holiday tradition that inspires and ignites the enchanting feeling of the season. For each ticket purchased, a charitable donation is made in your honor to our favorite St. Louis' Friends of Kids with Cancer. $16.50-$20

https://www.danceexperiencestudio.com/nutcracker-home
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William D. Purser Center (map)
1851 Schoettler Road
Town & Country
phone 636-227-2100
The Nutcracker

The Little Dancer

Fri., Dec. 14, 7-8 p.m., Sat., Dec. 15, 1-2 & 5-6 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 16, 1-2 p.m.
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The COCA holiday tradition returns for the 13th year! COCA’s Ballet Eclectica presents Little Dancer, the tale of the famous sculpture, The Little Dancer of 14 Years, as it comes to life and discovers the world in magical ways. AGES 5+ FRI, DEC 14 | 7:00PM SAT, DEC 15 | 1:00PM & 5:00PM SUN, DEC 16 | 1:00PM $14 - $18

https://www.cocastl.org/event/the-little-dancer-2018/
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Edison Theatre (map)
6445 Forsyth Blvd.
Clayton
phone 314-935-6543
The Little Dancer

The Nutcracker

Fri., Dec. 14, 7:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 15, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Sun., Dec. 16, 2 p.m., Wed., Dec. 19, 7:30 p.m., Thu., Dec. 20, 7:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 21, 2 & 7:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 22, 2 & 7:30 p.m. and Sun., Dec. 23, 2 & 7:30 p.m.
phone 314-516-4949
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The Nutcracker fills the mainstage at the Touhill with spectacular sets, costumes and a sizeable cast, helmed by the professional company of Saint Louis Ballet. The ensemble swells with special guest performers and the talented students of the Saint Louis Ballet School in children’s roles. The highly entertaining favorite is performed to the traditional Tchaikovsky score. This season, Saint Louis Ballet offers 13 productions, including weekend, weekday and weeknight performances. Nothing rings in the holidays like Saint Louis Ballet’s classic! $35-$72

https://www.touhill.org/events/detail/the-nutcracker-1
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Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center (map)
1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road
North St. Louis County
phone 314-516-4949
The Nutcracker

Momentum

Fri., Jan. 25, 7-9 p.m., Sat., Jan. 26, 1-3 & 5-7 p.m. and Sun., Jan. 27, 1-3 & 5-7 p.m.
phone 314-561-4877
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A mix of cutting-edge hip-hop & contemporary dance across a broad range of styles, Momentum brings members of COCAdance & the COCA Hip-Hop Crew together for a dynamic, can’t-miss performance. Featuring choreography from guest artist Kara Wilkes of San Francisco-based Alonzo King LINES Ballet. Ages 5+ $14 - $18

https://www.cocastl.org/event/momentum-2019/
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Edison Theatre (map)
6445 Forsyth Blvd.
Clayton
phone 314-935-6543
Momentum

Balanchine's Rubies and Other Love Stories

Fri., Feb. 15, 8 p.m. and Sat., Feb. 16, 8 p.m.
phone 314-516-4949
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For the very first time, Saint Louis presents one of George Balanchine’s iconic ballets - Rubies. The ruby red costumes and romantic nature of the ballet are well suited to Valentine’s weekend. Performed by major companies throughout the world, Rubies is set to music by Igor Stravinsky and is the “jazziest”, most accessible, and most often performed of Balanchine’s “jewel” ballets. Also featured are two signature works of Chicago’s acclaimed Joffrey Ballet - Reflections and Light Rain by Gerald Arpino. An original work by Gen Horiuchi will complete the program. $34-$59

https://www.touhill.org/events/detail/balanchines-rubies-and-other-love-stories
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Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center (map)
1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road
North St. Louis County
phone 314-516-4949
Balanchine's Rubies and Other Love Stories

Autobiography:Company Wayne McGregor

Wed., Feb. 27, 7:30 p.m.
phone 314-516-4949
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What does it mean to write your own life-story? For twenty-five years, Wayne McGregor has been making choreography that interrogates life through the experience of the body, moving intelligently in space and time. His practice has been far-reaching and sought out collaborators from a diverse range of artistic and scientific fields to investigate the nature of embodied cognition. Now McGregor turns his attention to the body as archive, as he embarks on a cycle of choreographic portraits illuminated by the sequencing of his own genome. $35-$69

https://www.touhill.org/events/detail/company-wayne-mcgregor
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Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center (map)
1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road
North St. Louis County
phone 314-516-4949
Autobiography:Company Wayne McGregor

Go! Series at the Grandel

March 1-2, 8 p.m., 2019
phone 636-537-1998
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The professional ballet company of Saint Louis shifts gears for a contemporary program with fresh and bold choreography that complements the urban vibe of The Grandel. Don’t miss Saint Louis Ballet in this new space and share a glass of wine with the dancers after the show! ​ Tickets will be available at a future date at metrotix.com or 314-534-1111 TBA

https://www.stlouisballet.org/goatthegrandel
Grandel Theatre (map)
3610 Grandel Square
St. Louis - Grand Center
phone 314-533-0367
Go! Series at the Grandel

Coppélia

Fri., April 5, 7:30 p.m., Sat., April 6, 2 & 7:30 p.m. and Sun., April 7, 2 p.m.
phone 314-516-4949
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A great comic ballet of the 19th century, Coppélia is the story of a “mad” inventor and the doll he creates that is so life-like the village boy falls in love with it. Coppélia remains as one of the most beloved classical works in the ballet repertory. Based on two stories by E.T.A. Hoffman and with music by Leo Delibes, it is Saint Louis Ballet Artistic Director Gen Horiuchi’s eighth full-length production for the company, closing the mainstage season with wit and charm. $35-$69

https://www.touhill.org/events/detail/coppelia
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Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center (map)
1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road
North St. Louis County
phone 314-516-4949
Coppélia

Pilobolus in Shadowland 2: The New Adventure

Sat., April 20, 7:30 p.m.
phone 314-516-4949
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Following sold-out performances of Shadowland, Pilobolus's new evening length show uses exploration of mixed media to tell a love story about two people and their quixotic quest to save an imaginary bird. Employing animation, video, shadow-theater, this madcap adventure that dips its toe into the genres of science fiction, film noir, and romantic comedy. $35-$69

https://www.touhill.org/events/detail/pilobolus-shadowland-2
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Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center (map)
1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road
North St. Louis County
phone 314-516-4949
Pilobolus in Shadowland 2: The New Adventure
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