National Dance Week - STL - 2012

April 28, 2012



The aTrek Dance Collective is a not for profit organization of St. Louis based dance artists dedicated to the development of local contemporary modern dance programs. Their primary activities include, creating opportunities for advanced training, development of dance artists, and presentation of their work. aTrek offers community based activities including master classes, workshops, school residencies, and performance.

In 2012, aTrek launches LeverEdge. LeverEdge will function as an incubator for highly motivated dance artists, enabling them to train and develop to become the next generation of dance innovators. LeverEdge artists will go on to create new programs for aTrek or move on to found their own organizations throughout the country. LeverEdge is designed to empower young artists to grow into community leaders serving through dance and arts education. LeverEdge will seek to pull participating artists and educators from a national pool, bringing diversity and a national influence to the Saint Louis dance community.

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2012 Participants

Aalim Dance *
Lois Salwa Marshall Belly & Arabian Dance aalimdance.com
Alexandra Ballet *
Alexandra Zaharias Ballet alexandraballet.com
Aloha Entertainment
June McClin Hawaiian alohagirls.stl.com
Arrive Dance Company
Modern arrivedancecompany.org
Arts in Motion AimDance Company
Modern artsinmotion-stl.com
aTrek Dance Collective
Modern atrekdance.org
Banyan Dance Theatre
Kimberly Anderson Haitian
Beyond Motion Dance Company *
Vicki Brown Modern beyondmotiondancecompany.com
Bollywood Shuffle
Pallavi Chandak Bollywood bollywoodshuffle.com
Carol Bauman Academy of Dance Ensemble
Jazz/Lyrical/Modern carolbdance.com
Caston Chamber Ballet *
Torris Caston Ballet castonballet.com
Clarkson School of Irish Dance *
Mary Clarkson Irish clarksonschool.com
Coalescense Dance Company *
Katy Biver-Newcomb Modern
Consuming Kinetics Dance Company *
Arica Brown Modern consumingkineticsdancecompany.com
Crossroads College Prep
Shannon Caston Contemporary crossroadscollegeprep.org
Dance Concert Society of Kirkwood *
Kathy Massot Pointe dancecenterkirkwood.com
Dance Project St. Louis *
Barbara Craig Contemporary danceprojectstl.com
Dances of India *
Asha Prem Eastern Indian dancesofindiastlouis.org
Danse Arts Company from Wildwood *
Leah Cordiano-Siemens Tap/Ballet danseartscompany.org
Inertia School of Dance *
Missey Steers Lyrical/Contemporary inertiadance.com
Kari James Dance Network *
Kari James Jazz karijamesdance.org
L.A. Dance Center *
Lisa Horn Lyrical
Lara Teeter Dancers
Lara Teeter Tap
LaVerne Meier School of Dance
Jana Schweitzer & Jamie Scott Hip Hop lmdance.com
Lindenwood University
Tricia Zweier Athletic Contemporary
M&M Dance Company
Megan Leuchtmann Lyrical/Contemporary mandmdance.com
Metro Dance Company, NFP *
Jennifer Reily Modern Ballet midwestdanceacademy.com
Midwest Ballet Theatre *
Donna Patzius-Hill Ballet patzius.com
Miss Kims Dance Class *
Kim Revie Modern misskimsdanceclass.com
Missouri River Cloggers
Mary Fedak Clogging morivercloggers.com
Pazazz Performers *
Kacy Voskuil stlouisdance.com
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.edu
SIUE University Dance Company *
Modern
Southeast Missouri State University
Hilary Peterson Jazz semo.edu/theatreanddance.com
St. Louis Academy of Dance *
Kacy Voskuil stlouisdance.com
St. Louis Cultural Flamenco Society
Marisel Salascruz Flamenco stlflamencosociety.org
Stephens College Dance Company *
Carol Estey Jump Rhythm stephens.edu/dance
The Big Muddy Dance Company
Paula David Contemporary thebigmuddydanceco.org
The Movement Arts Center *
S. Freshley, S. Ludvik, S. Brendel Contemporary themovementartscenter.com
The Slaughter Project
Cecil Slaughter Modern slaughterproject.org
Tribe Ayaka
Sakinah Ali African Fusion tribeayaka.com
Turning Pointe Academy of Dance *
Dianna Andrews-Gaither Modern turningpointacademy.net
University of Missouri St. Louis
Todd Weeks Modern
Viva Flamenco
Kristina Martinez Flaminco kristinamartinez.com
Wash U Dance Theatre
Cecil Slaughter Modern
Webster University Dance Ensemble
Beckah Reed Modern webster.edu/dance