Over 50 dance troupes to perform

The 21st annual National Dance Week (NDW) St. Louis is set to kick off on Saturday, April 28th, at Grand Center, the Heart of the Arts and Entertainment District, located at Washington and Grand. The FREE outdoor event will run from 12:00pm - 5:00pm and will feature the 2018 NDW Honorary Dance Company, Consuming Kinetics Dance Company (CKDC).

Over 50 dance troupes and hundreds of dancers including The Big Muddy Dance Company, MADCO 2, WU Dance Collective, Webster University Dance Ensemble, Ashleyliane Dance Company and Dances of India.

NDW features a different cultural expressions of dance including ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, modern disciplines, as well as Chinese, African, Middle Eastern, and Indian.

The event will also host a variety of food trucks.

The Emcee for the event will be Keith Tyronne Williams, an arts educator, Keith serves as Chair of Theatre at Grand Center Arts Academy in St. Louis, MO.

In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held at the Third Baptist Church at the corner of Washington and Grand using the Washington Street entrance.

There will also be an opportunity for those interested to take a master class on April 29th. the flyer included has the information.

Sponsors making this free community event possible are Grand Center, Third Baptist Church, Dancewear Solutions, Dance St. Louis, Enterprise Bank & Trust, DiamondART, AudioActive Projects, Stages, Capezio, Eureka Sign and Display, Jonathan R. White Photography, Regency Enterprises, R&R Sanitation, and Warning Lites of Southern Illinois. 

For more information about NDW, visit www.NationalDanceWeekSTL.com

Here's the event link: https://www.facebook.com/events/350682668770605/


Grand Center Arts District is St. Louis’s epicenter for the arts in St. Louis.