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Emerson SPRING TO DANCE Festival 2022

May 27 TO May 29 | The Touhill Performing Arts Center | $25

The Midwest region’s most celebrated dance festival returns for a 14th year!

 

Noted as “arguably the best dance buffet in the Midwest” (Chicago Tribune) and one of the region’s must-see festivals, it’s an unmatched buffet of dance, featuring three days of nonstop bright, beautiful dance from a wide array of nationally touring professional companies.

 

This Memorial Day Weekend, 150 dancers from 18 companies from coast to coast flock to St. Louis to bestow their artistry. As one of the region’s must-see festivals, SPRING TO DANCE® offers something for everyone, from modern, ballet and contemporary to tap, aerial, hip hop, flamenco and more, with a distinct, dynamic program each night.

 

It’s three nights of nonstop dance! Come enjoy DIAVOLO, Pilobolus, Philadelphia Ballet, Aerial Dance Chicago and many more!

 

The Emerson SPRING TO DANCE Festival 2022 program order is as follows.

 

NIGHTLY  •  6 PM
Terrace Lobby
Come early each night and enjoy interactive performances by local dancers, troupes, and companies.

 

FRIDAY, MAY 27  •  7:30 PM
Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall
Dance Kaleidoscope  (Indianapolis, IN)
Helen Simoneau Danse  (Winston-Salem, NC)
DIAVOLO – Jennifer Olivas & Omar Olivas  (Los Angeles, CA)
Owen/Cox Dance Group  (Kansas City, MO)
Dancing Wheels  (Cleveland, OH)
Philadelphia Ballet – Oksana Maslova & Sterling Baca  (Philadelphia, PA)
Tristian Griffin Dance Company  (Kansas City, MO)

 

SATURDAY, MAY 28  •  7:30 PM
Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall
Aerial Dance Chicago  (Chicago, IL)
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater – 1st Performance  (Chicago, IL)
DIAVOLO – Jennifer Olivas & Omar Olivas  (Los Angeles, CA)
Collage Dance Collective  (Memphis, TN)
Chicago Dance Crash  (Chicago, IL)
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater – 2nd Performance  (Chicago, IL)
Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company  (Kansas City, MO)

 

SUNDAY, MAY 29  •  7:30 PM
Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall
Newsam Aerial Dance  (St. Louis, MO)
Regina Klenjoski Dance Company  (Torrance, CA / Wichita, KS)
DIAVOLO – Jennifer Olivas & Omar Olivas  (Los Angeles, CA)
DCDC (Dayton Contemporary Dance Company) (Dayton, OH)
Eisenhower Dance Detroit  (Detroit, MI)
Pilobolus – Casey Howes & Jacob Michael Warren (Washington Depot, CT)
Chicago Tap Theatre  (Chicago, IL)

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