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Leverage Dance Theater: The Forgotten

Thu., Oct. 24, 7-8:30 p.m., Oct. 25-26, 7-8:30 & 9-10:30 p.m., Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 7-8:30 p.m. and Nov. 1-2, 9-10:30 p.m.

Buy Tickets$20-30


@ Intersect Arts Center, 3636 Texas Avenue, Saint Louis, MO, 63118
Join Leverage for an evening of immersive dance theater inspired by Halloween. Audiences are offered a unique experience as they follow the performers through the mazes, hallways, and stairwells of Intersect Arts Center. The show is choreographed by dance artists, and features works from local visual artists and independent musicians, along with teen performers. Audiences may, at times, feel themselves to be part of the performance. They are encouraged to dress in heme: preferably in something black, dark, creepy, or decaying. Very limited seating during this performance will be available. PG-13 and may not be suitable for all audiences.

MADCO: Wallstories

Fri., Nov. 8, 8-10 p.m. and Sat., Nov. 9, 8-10 p.m.
Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center 1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road, Normandy North St. Louis County

Buy Tickets$30


Back by popular demand and voted “Best Dance Performance” by the St. Louis Post Dispatch, Wallstories takes the stage in this bravely emotional commemoration recognizing the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Wallstories choreographed by German choreographer and native Berliner Nejla Yatkin is particularly timely. With talk of walls being built in our own country, MADCO returns to this audience favorite with a new perspective. 314-516-4949

The Big Muddy Dance Fest

Sat., Nov. 9, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sun., Nov. 10, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Buy Tickets$0-$100

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@ The Big Muddy Dance Company, 3305 Washington Blvd
The Big Muddy partners with the Kranzberg Arts Foundation to bring a fresh perspective on the idea of dance. Dancers and dance-lovers of all ages and experiences unite at this weekend-long festival of master classes, panel discussions, networking events, workshops, showcase, auditions, and a dance-specific vendor fair. Attendees can choose their own adventure to experience dance in a new and invigorating way! There's sure to be something for everyone in this jam-packed weekend of dance. 314-338-4058

The Big Muddy Dance Company: A Christmas Carol

Thu., Nov. 14, 8-10 p.m. and Fri., Nov. 15, 8-10 p.m.
Edison Theatre 6445 Forsyth Blvd., St. Louis Clayton

Buy Tickets$35


"A Christmas Carol" sponsored by Garden View Care Centers Bring the whole family for this contemporary dance satire on the classic tale of love and redemption for our friend Scrooge through a vibrant cast of characters. Choreographed by Artistic Director Brian Enos, "A Christmas Carol" features live music of an original arrangement of Tchaikovsky classics. You will not want to miss this story for all ages as told through the whimsical movement of The Big Muddy dancers. Consider purchasing a $95 season subscription and save all season long! 314-338-4058

The Nutcracker

Nov. 29-30, 7 p.m., Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 2:30 p.m., Dec. 19-21, 7 p.m., Dec. 20-23, 2:30 p.m. and Mon., Dec. 23, 7 p.m.
Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center 1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road, Normandy North St. Louis County

Buy Tickets$35 - $72


Saint Louis families flock to the Touhill every holiday season for the area’s most dazzling Nutcracker. The cast of professional dancers from Saint Louis Ballet swells with guest actors, dancers, and the talented students of the ballet school. With striking sets, gorgeous costumes, beautiful dancing, and magical effects, Saint Louis Ballet’s The Nutcracker has established itself as the one to watch. Now there are even more opportunities to attend with Thanksgiving weekend previews as well as December performances! Tickets on sale August 12th! 636-537-1998

The Endless Forest Nutcracker

Sat., Dec. 14, 3-5 & 7-9 p.m.

Buy Tickets20-35

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@ Westminster Christian Academy, 800 Maryville Centre Drive
Presented by SkyStone Conservatory of the Arts. The Endless Forest Nutcracker is a unique production that re-sets the traditional story by E.T.A. Hoffman in a cabin in the mountains. Clara must travel from her auntie's home to the Endless Forest to find her long-lost sister. In her travels, she will discover the love of family, the magic of the Forest, and the enchantment to be found when the next step on the path becomes the first step in a new world. Colorful costumes and beautiful contemporary Celtic music are but a small part of the collaborative art experience you will find at The Endless Forest Nutcracker. 314-471-6350

The Nutcracker Narrated Performance

Wed., Dec. 18, 11 a.m.
Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center 1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road, Normandy North St. Louis County

Buy Tickets$25


Saint Louis families flock to the Touhill every holiday season for the area’s most dazzling Nutcracker. Join us for a special shorted and narrated version on Wednesday, December 18th! This 11am matinee is designed for very young audience members and those with limited attention spans. For one performance only, Saint Louis Ballet offers the same great quality dancing, a much shorter program, narration, and a “no-shushing” atmosphere for viewers of all ages. 636-537-1998

Could This Be Love?

Feb. 14-15, 8 p.m. and Sun., Feb. 16, 2:30 p.m.
Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center 1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road, Normandy North St. Louis County

Buy Tickets$34 - $59


For the first time, Saint Louis Ballet pairs with Arianna String Quartet, one of the nation’s most acclaimed chamber ensembles, for its annual Valentine’s weekend performances. The program features “The American”, a ballet by Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, known to audiences for An American in Paris on Broadway. One of today’s most lauded choreographers, Wheeldon set the ballet to Dvorak’s String Quartet #12 in F Major, Op. 96. Tickets on sale August 12th! 636-537-1998

Swan Lake

April 3-4, 7:30 p.m. and April 4-5, 2:30 p.m.
Blanche M Touhill Performing Arts Center 1 University Dr at Natural Bridge Road, Normandy North St. Louis County

Buy Tickets$35 - $69


One of Saint Louis Ballet’s most popular productions, Swan Lake was premiered by the Bolshoi Ballet in 1877, and has found its way into the repertory of virtually every professional ballet company. With music by Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake is the story of Princess Odette who is turned into a swan by an evil sorcerer’s curse. Deception, vulnerability, romance, magic - the elements of this great love story are powerfully conveyed in Gen Horiuchi’s grand production, with glorious costumes, sets, and lighting. Tickets on sale August 12th! 636-537-1998

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