7th Annual Emerson SPRING TO DANCE® FESTIVAL 2014

30 dance companies, 3 unique nights, $15 tickets--it's one of the hottest dance festivals in the country!

Memorial Day Weekend
May 22 - 24 | 2014

Touhill Performing Arts Center

Thursday | Friday | Saturday
Lee Theater 6-7 PM
Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall 7:30-9:30 PM

The Memorial Day Weekend tradition returns for its three-night dance extravaganza. 30 professional dance companies from across the country perform a variety of works from contemporary and classical to modern, tap and more for only $15 a night. With a different program each night, the weekend offers something for everyone.

FREE Lee Theater Passes: Lee Theater performances will begin at 6 PM and are only open to ticket holders who have received the free passes. In order to receive a free pass, present a 7:30 PM Anheuser-Busch performance ticket in the Touhill upper lobby starting at 5 PM the night of the show. One pass will be issued for each 7:30 PM performance ticket presented until all passes are gone.

All tickets $15 per night!

Click here to see this year’s full lineup

 

Thursday night lineup in performance order

Festive Fun in the Lobby 5:30-7:15 PM

Krupinski Academy of Dance Ensemble – Jazz/Tap Dancing
St. Louis Irish Arts – Irish Dancing
Tribe Ayaka – Tribal & Fusion Belly Dancing
COCA (Center of Creative Arts) – Tap Dancing

Lee Theater 6-7 PM

Ballet Arkansas Little Rock, AR
Leverage Dance Theater St. Louis, MO
Elements Contemporary Ballet Chicago, IL
COCA Hip Hop Crew St. Louis, MO

Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall 7:30-9:30 PM

Aerial Dance Chicago Chicago, IL
Elisa Monte Dance New York, NY
Joel Hall Dancers Chicago, IL
The Big Muddy Dance Company St. Louis, MO
Amy Marshall Dance Company New York, NY
Ballet Memphis Memphis, TN

Friday night lineup in performance order

Festive Fun in the Lobby 5:30-7:15 PM

Downtown Dance Center Performing Company – Jazz/Contemporary Dancing
COCA (Center of Creative Arts) – Tango Dancing
Grupo Atlantico – Latin/Caribbean Dancing
Hip Hop Foundation Fanatics – Hip Hop Dancing

Lee Theater 6-7 PM

Afiky Lolo St. Louis, MO
RAWdance San Francisco, CA
Chicago Dance Crash Chicago, IL
Oklahoma City Ballet Oklahoma City, OK

Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall 7:30-9:30 PM

Eisenhower Dance Southfield, MI
Amy Seiwert’s Imagery San Francisco, CA
Dance Theatre of Harlem New York, NY
Saint Louis Ballet St. Louis, MO
DanceWorks Chicago Chicago, IL
Camille A. Brown & Dancers Queens, NY
Thodos Dance Chicago Chicago, IL

Saturday night lineup in performance order

Festive Fun in the Lobby 5:30-7:15 PM

Afriky Lolo Dance Company – African Dancing
COCA (Center of Creative Arts) – Jazz Dancing
Hui Hula O Punahele Hula Halau – Polynesian Dancing
Ashleyliane Dance Company Junior Training Program – Jazz Funk/Contemporary Dancing

Lee Theater 6-7 PM

Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company St. Louis, MO
Helen Simoneau Danse Winston-Salem, NC
Lucky Plush Productions Chicago, IL
Houston Metropolitan Dance Company Houston, TX

Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall 7:30-9:30 PM

Dance Kaleidoscope Indianapolis, IN
MADCO St. Louis, MO
Chicago Tap Theatre Chicago, IL
Dancing Wheels Company Cleveland, OH
Rennie Harris RHAW Philadelphia, PA
Grand Rapids Ballet Grand Rapids, MI

*Program subject to change without notice

Ticket Information

Tickets for this show are on sale now. Seats may be purchased online, by phone, or at the Dance St. Louis Box Office.
To purchase tickets by phone, call our Box Office at 314.534.6622, Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
To purchase tickets in person, visit the Dance St. Louis Box Office at 3547 Olive St., Monday through Friday, 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.

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Driving Directions


View Touhill Performing Arts CenterGet Directions From Your Location

The Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis. 

Take I-70 to Florissant Road (Exit 240).  Travel South on Florissant Rd. to the second University entrance at Grobman Drive.  Turn right. 

From Natural Bridge, turn left onto University Drive and follow it around to the right as it turns into Grobman Drive.

The Metrolink is the easiest way to get to the Touhill Performing Arts Center! The Metrolink Station at University of Missouri-St. Louis North Campus is just steps away from the Touhill ’s front door.

Parking

Parking is available in the garage to the left, just under the bridge, and in Parking Lot E on the right, about 500 feet past the bridge.

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