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.

2012 Participants

Aalim Dance *
Lois Salwa Marshall Belly & Arabian Dance
Alexandra Ballet *
Alexandra Zaharias Ballet
Aloha Entertainment
June McClin Hawaiian
Arrive Dance Company
Arts in Motion AimDance Company
aTrek Dance Collective
Banyan Dance Theatre
Kimberly Anderson Haitian
Beyond Motion Dance Company *
Vicki Brown Modern
Bollywood Shuffle
Pallavi Chandak Bollywood
Carol Bauman Academy of Dance Ensemble
Caston Chamber Ballet *
Torris Caston Ballet
Clarkson School of Irish Dance *
Mary Clarkson Irish
Coalescense Dance Company *
Katy Biver-Newcomb Modern
Consuming Kinetics Dance Company *
Arica Brown Modern
Crossroads College Prep
Shannon Caston Contemporary
Dance Concert Society of Kirkwood *
Kathy Massot Pointe
Dance Project St. Louis *
Barbara Craig Contemporary
Dances of India *
Asha Prem Eastern Indian
Danse Arts Company from Wildwood *
Leah Cordiano-Siemens Tap/Ballet
Inertia School of Dance *
Missey Steers Lyrical/Contemporary
Kari James Dance Network *
Kari James Jazz
L.A. Dance Center *
Lisa Horn Lyrical
Lara Teeter Dancers
Lara Teeter Tap
LaVerne Meier School of Dance
Jana Schweitzer & Jamie Scott Hip Hop
Lindenwood University
Tricia Zweier Athletic Contemporary
M&M Dance Company
Megan Leuchtmann Lyrical/Contemporary
Metro Dance Company, NFP *
Jennifer Reily Modern Ballet
Midwest Ballet Theatre *
Donna Patzius-Hill Ballet
Miss Kims Dance Class *
Kim Revie Modern
Missouri River Cloggers
Mary Fedak Clogging
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 Cultural Flamenco Society
Marisel Salascruz Flamenco
Stephens College Dance Company *
Carol Estey Jump Rhythm
The Big Muddy Dance Company
Paula David Contemporary
The Movement Arts Center *
S. Freshley, S. Ludvik, S. Brendel Contemporary
The Slaughter Project
Cecil Slaughter Modern
Tribe Ayaka
Sakinah Ali African Fusion
Turning Pointe Academy of Dance *
Dianna Andrews-Gaither Modern
University of Missouri St. Louis
Todd Weeks Modern
Viva Flamenco
Kristina Martinez Flaminco
Wash U Dance Theatre
Cecil Slaughter Modern
Webster University Dance Ensemble
Beckah Reed Modern