National Dance Week - STL - 2011

April 30, 2011

Missouri Contemporary Ballet began in July, 2006 in Columbia, Mo. and was co-founded by Artistic/Executive Director Karen Mareck Grundy and Associate Director Sean France. A not-for-profit professional contemporary ballet company, MCB is committed to providing a professional environment and performance opportunities for artists around the country. By bringing in new and emerging choreographers to work with the dancers of MCB, both dancers and choreographers are given the prospect to create and be created upon in a positive, nurturing and professional atmosphere. MCB's repertoire includes a multiple of styles and techniques of dance; ballet en pointe, modern, jazz, and lyrical. Creating exciting, edgy, hip entertainment, Missouri Ballet is determined to make the experience of live dance appealing to any age. Missouri Contemporary Ballet provides many educational and outreach performances for the Mid-Missouri area as well as maintaining a full season in Columbia and touring throughout Missouri.

2011 Participants

5 Star Dance Company
Diana Burkholder Jazz
Aalim Dance *
Lois Salwa Marshall Belly & Arabian Dance
Adiva Dance Company
Theresa Daniels Tap
Afriky Lolo
Diadie Bathily African
Aloah Girls
June McClin Hawiian
American Youth Entertainers
Moria McGee Ballet
Arrive Dance Company
Arts in Motion AimDance Company
aTrek Dance Collective
Banyan Dance Theatre
Kimberly Anderson Haitian
Best Dance and Talent Center *
Judy Best-Person Jazz
Beyond Motion Dance Company *
Vicki Brown Modern
Bollywood Shuffle
Pallavi Chandak Bollywood
Carol Bauman Academy of Dance Ensemble
Common Thread Contemporary Dance *
Jen Medina Modern
Consuming Kinetics Dance Company *
Arica Brown Modern
Dance Art Dance Studio
Michelle Reiss Hip Hop
Dances of India *
Asha Prem Eastern Indian
Danse Arts Company *
Leah Cordiano-Siemens Tap/Ballet
Dimensions Dance Company *
Sandra Morgan Jazz
Diva La Tap Professional Tap Group
Robin M. Berger Tap
Harris-Stowe State Univ. Honeycomb
Franky Little Hip Hop
Keith Tyrone Samba
Kari James Dance Network *
Kari James Jazz
L.A. Dance Center *
Lisa Horn Lyrical
LaVerne Meier School of Dance
Jana Schweitzer & Jamie Scott Hip Hop
Lotus Arts Dance Company
Lauren Haas Bellydance
Metro Dance Company, NFP *
Jennifer Reily Modern Ballet
Midwest Ballet Theatre *
Donna Patzius-Hill Ballet
Miss Kims Dance Class *
Kim Revie Modern
Missouri Contemporary Ballet
Missouri River Cloggers
Mary Fedak Clogging
Patzius Performing Arts
Andrea Patzius Contemporary
Pazazz Performers *
Kacy Voskuil
pH eXhange Dance Theatre *
Philip Edgecombe / Hilary Peterson Contemporary
Rhythm Queens
Robin M. Berger Tap
SIUE East St. Louis Center Performing Arts Co.
Theodore H. Hamison Hip Hop
SIUE University Dance Company *
Southeast Missouri State University
Hilary Peterson Jazz
St. Louis Academy of Dance *
Kacy Voskuil
St. Louis Ballet School Ensemble
Gen Horiuchi Ballet
St. Louis Cultural Flamenco Society
Marisel Salascruz Flamenco
The Slaughter Project
Cecil Slaughter Modern
Tribe Ayaka
Sakinah Ali African Fusion
Turning Pointe Academy of Dance *
Dianna Andrews-Gaither Modern
Viva Flamenco
Kristina Martinez Flaminco
Webster University Dance Ensemble
Beckah Reed Modern