For fourteen years Dances of India has hosted, programmed and produced the St. Louis Dance Festival Showcase, featuring performances from a plethora of St. Louis companies. Though the lineup changes each year, expect bright showings from perennial participants the Slaughter Project, St. Louis Cultural Flamenco, Saint Louis Ballet and the dance program in the Performing Arts Department at Washington University, among others. With two lineups spread across two nights, the festival unfurls a menagerie of global music and dance such as Spanish flamenco, Cuban salsa and American clogging. Performances are held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday (May 10 and 11) at Washington University's Edison Theatre (6445 Forsyth Boulevard). Call 314-534-1111 or visit www.metrotix.com to purchase tickets, and visit www.dancesofindiastlouis.org for a listing of participating companies.
Fri., May 10; Sat., May 11, 2013