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An Appalachian Spring

Join Dance Project Saint Louis as we celebrate another wonderful year of dance, music, and friendship. “An Appalachian Spring” will be presented at 2:30 pm and 6:30 pm at the Purser Center at Logan University on Saturday, July 8th. The afternoon show features our preschool, kindergarten, and elementary students, while the evening show features our Performance Ensemble. Tickets are $15.00 for both children and adults. See you there!

Letters To The World

dreamstime_xl_38948945Join Dance Project Saint Louis as we celebrate another wonderful year of dance, music, and friendship. “Letters To The World” will be presented at 3:00 pm and 6:30 pm at the Purser Center at Logan University. The afternoon show features our lovely littlest ballerinas, while the evening show features our wonderful elementary-aged dancers.

 

Dance Project’s Performance Ensemble will perform at both shows.

Tickets are $15.00 for adults and $10.00 for children.

“Life is a blank page. With every step we take we write our own letter to the world. Tell me, what do you want to say?”

The Endless Forest Nutcracker

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2015 productions of The Endless Forest Nutcracker!

Journey

JoinCoverJourney Dance Project Saint Louis at the Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center at Missouri Baptist University for a magical journey of dance and song from the great Paris Opera to the sweeping shores of Ireland and the musical Motor City. Shows are at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm on Saturday, July 11th. Tickets are $10.00 at the door. We hope you can join us!

Summer Workshops

Dance Project will once again host Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company’s Summer Workshop. Since its inception, the Common Thread Summer Workshop has become a destination program for dancers around the United States. Our mission for the Workshop has always been to bring affordable and uplifting classes to advanced and pre-professional/professional dancers in a convenient and beautiful location. The Common Thread Summer Workshop is an experience in Ballet, Modern, Contemporary, Improvisation, and Repertory. Classes run from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, and will be held  in our spacious studio at the intersection of Highways 141 and 44 in Fenton/Valley Park.

Common Thread is happy to announce a Summer Dance Camp for kids aged 7 to 12! Classes will be held from August 3rd through August 7th in the Dancing Bear Cottage at Dance Project Saint Louis. Join Jennifer Medina and dancers from Common Thread for daily classes in ballet, modern, hip hop, improv, and more.

Summer Workshop

Dance Camp For Kids

Registration 2015-2016

DSC_1898Registration for the 2015-2016 dance season is now open. Check out the schedule and class descriptions and let us know what you’re interested in, and we’ll help you find the best class for your student.

2015-2016 Schedule.

2015-2016 Class Levels and Placement Information.

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March into Dance!

FCWe’ve got two great events coming up to celebrate the coming of Spring and the joy of dance in St. Louis!

Join us at the Foundry Art Center in St. Charles on Sunday, March 1st for the inaugural Friendship Concert, presented by Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company and Dance Project Saint Louis. Dance students from around the area are coming together to celebrate friendship, creativity, and the beginning of a new dance tradition.
Tickets for the Friendship Concert are $10.00 each. The performance begins at 6:30 pm and features dance students from Missouri and Illinois. Common Thread will perform a piece from their upcoming Spring concert at the end of the show.

Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company presents a study of the ancient concept of Arete at the Purser Center at Logan University on Saturday, March 14th.
Performances are at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm and feature choreography by Artistic Director Jennifer Medina, company member Vance Baldwin, and Guest Artist Christine O’Neal. Tickets are $20.00 for online purchase, and $25.00 at the door on the night of the performance.

Peace Walls

WOTC

Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company will perform with and support the student dancers of the UMSL Dance Department at “Peace Walls” at the Touhill on May 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. It’s going to be a beautiful evening of great choreography by Jennifer Medina and wonderful guest performances. Join us for this giant leap in establishing the UMSL Dance Department as a player in the national dance community!

 

Special thanks to Joe Desimone of Optik House for creating these beautiful images of Common Thread’s dancers!

For ticket information, visit the Touhill website.
We’ll see you there!

Dances of Winter

Dances of WinterDance Project Saint Louis and Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company return to the Foundry Art Centre in Old St. Charles on Sunday, December 15th at 7:30 pm for an evening of music and dance to welcome the changing of the seasons.

Guest musician Aaron Burlbaw provides pre-show entertainment as part of this winter tradition that features Dance Project’s Youth Performance Ensemble and includes Common Thread’s powerful and moving “The Christmas Truce”, the story of the 1914 Christmas Day on which opposing soldiers in World War I laid down their arms to come together in celebration. We’ll see you there!

Tickets are $14.00 for adults and $10.00 for children, and are available at brownpapertickets.com.

One World

Our summer performance goes around the world and back again on a Journey of dance and song. Shows are at 3:00 pm and 7:00 pm at The Pillsbury Chapel and Dale Williams Fine Arts Center at Missouri Baptist University on Saturday, July 13th.

Ticket Cost: $12.50 for adults, $10.00 for children twelve and under. Children who are sitting on laps do not need a ticket, but everyone sitting in a seat needs to buy a ticket. You can purchase at the studio, by Paypal, or at the door.

Come join us!

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