National Dance Week - STL - 2018

April 28, 2018 at Washington & Grand



Honorary Dance Company

CKDC
ckdc.org

Consuming Kinetics Dance Company (CKDC) is a 501 (c) nonprofit professional dance company in St. Louis. Founded in 2009 by Artistic and Executive Director Arica Brown, CKDC produces two full-length concerts and participates in many community events such as National Dance Week each year. CKDC is a resident of the Kranzberg Arts Foundation and a member of the .ZACK Arts Incubator Program. CKDC offers a full program of adult drop-in dance classes, a youth program which focuses on a concert dance approach to training, and creates job opportunities for local full-time artists. CKDC believes in making dance accessible to everyone, and is proud to be the Honorary Company for National Dance Week 2018



2018 Schedule of Events

12:00 - 1:00
Linda Green, NDW MO State Director
Lindenwood University
FOXPACF St. Louis Teen Talent Competition
Midwest Ballet Theatre
Kari James Dance Network
The Dance Co. of St. Charles
Missouri River Cloggers
Simantikos Dance Chicago
Archmaddnezz
Grand Center Arts Academy-Dance Ensemble
Soorya Dance Company
Convergence

1:00 - 2:00
Consuming Kinetics Dance Company
Leverage Dance Theater
MADCO 2
Missouri Contemporary Ballet
Dances of India
The Big Muddy Dance Company
VidaDance
Ashleyliane Dance Company
Karlovsky & Company Dance
WEI Dance LLC

2:00 - 3:00
Dimensions Dance Company
Ballet Rejoice!
Beyond Measure Dance Theater
Pazazz Performers, St. Louis Academy of Dance
Aalim Bellydance Academy
SIUE University Dance Company
Dance Concert Society of Kirkwood
Consuming Kinetics Dance Company
WUDance Collective
Collective Motion
St. Louis Strutters
Jamm'n Honey Dance Chicago

3:00 - 4:00
Kode Redd Dance
Tour Dance
Final Veil
Alice Bloch Dancers
Southeast Conservatory Dance Ensemble
The Rhythm Queens & Friends
AIM Dance Company
Tribe Azuka
School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet
M&M Dance Academy
WUSauce
L.A. Dance Center

4:00 - 5:00
Webster University Department of Dance
Dance Elite LLC
Tammy's Tumbling and Dance Center
Dance Experience Performing Arts Studio
Tribe Ayaka
My King Studio of Dance
Mostly Tap
Imagine Dance Project
The Art of Dance and Classical Ballet
Diva Sweat Girls Majorette Dance Team



2018 Participants

Aalim Bellydance Academy
Lois Salwa Marshall aalimdanceco.com / stlouisbellydance.com
AIM Dance Company
Keli Hermes artsinmotion-stl.com
Alice Bloch Dancers
Alice Bloch
Archmaddnezz
Tyrus Watson thepitstl.weebly.com
ashleyliane Dance Company
Ashley Tate ashleyliane.com
Balley Rejoice!
Suzanne Ricards
Beyond Measure Dance Theater
Alicia Sunshine Gbaho aliciasunshine.com
Collective Motion
Katrina Pon
Consuming Kinetics Dance Company
Arica Brown ckdc.org
Convergence
Dustin Crumbaugh thebigmuddydanceco.org
Dance Concert Society of Kirkwood
Kathy Massot
Dance Elite LLC
Naomi Brunson danceelitellc.com
Dance Experience Performing Arts Studio
Kristin Fakhrzad danceexperiencestudio.com
Dances of India
Asha Prem dancesofindiastlouis.org
Dimensions Dance Company
Sandra Morgan dimensionsdancecenter.org
Diva Sweat Girls Majorette Dance Team
Carmellena Blockton divasweatgirls.com
Final Veil
Cora Stout finalveil.com
FOXPACF St. Louis Teen Talent Competition
Amy Scheers foxpacf.org
Grand Center Arts Academy - Dance Ensemble
Ashley Tate grandcenterartsacademy.org
Imagine Dance Project
Sydnee Reese imaginedanceproject.com
Jamm'n Honey Dance Chicago
Sam Fink
Kari James Dance Network
Kari James
Karlovsky & Company Dance
Dawn Karlovsky karlovskydance.org
Kode Redd Dance
Anthony Williams anthonyreddwilliams.com
L.A. Dance Center
Lisa Horn
Leverage Dance Theater
Keli Hermes leveragedancetheater.org
Lindenwood University
Janet Strzelec www.lindenwood.edu/dance
M&M Dance Academy
Megan Leuhtmann mandmdance.com
MADCO 2
Emilee Morton madcodance.com
Midwest Ballet Theater
Donna Patzius-Hill patzius.com
Missouri Contemporary Ballet
KAren Grundy missouricontemporaryballet.org
Missouri River Cloggers
Mary Fedak
Mostly Tap
Maria Majors
My King Studio of Dance
Michelle Revelle mykingstudio.com
Pazazz Performers of St. Louis Academy of Dance
Kacy Voskuil pazazzperformers.com / stlouisdance.com
School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet
Caitlin Sloan schoolofmcb.org
Simantikos Dance Chicago
Haley McElwee simantikos.com
SIUE University Dance Company
Kristen Best-Kinscherff siue.edu
Soorya Dance Company
Prasanna Kasthuri sooryaperformingarts.org
Southeast Conservatory Dance Ensemble
Hilary Peterson semo.edu/dance
St. Louis Strutters
Marcene Tockman
Tammy's Tumbling and Dance Center
Tammy Bell tammystumblinganddance.net
The Art of Dance and Classical Ballet
Bridget Boyko theartofdanceandclassicalballet.com
The Big Muddy Dance Company
Brian Enos thebigmuddydanceco.org
The Dance Co. of St. Charles
Tracy Davenport
The Rhythm Queens & Friends
Robin Berger leapinglizardspas.com
Tribe Ayaka
Sakinah Ali
Tribe Azuka
June Maclin
VidaDance
Lindsey Smith Dinneen vidadancecompany.com
Webster University Department of Dance
James Robey webster.edu/dance
WEI Dance LLC
WeiWei Fu weidancearts.com
WUDance Collective
Cecil Slaughter
WUSauce
Melissa Lu wusauce.wustl.edu

Master of Ceremonies

Keith Tyrone Williams

Keith is very proud to be among the few people certified by Katherine Dunham to teach the world renowned Dunham Technique and holds a Bachelor of Science, MA, and MFA in Theatre.

His Broadway, national, and international credits include Once On This Island, Legs Diamond, Five Guys Named Moe( LA Ovation and NAACP nomination,) The Music of Andrew Lloyd Weber(British Royal Command Performance), Bubbling Brown Sugar, Starlight Express, and Katherine Dunham Gala at Carnegie Hall. Keith received a Kevin Klein Award for his role as "Horse" in Stage's Full Monty and for his Choreography for Sarafina, at the Black Rep, where he also awarded the Woody King Award for his role as Appplegate in Damn Yankees.

Keith is also a distinguished recipient of the NAACP Award for his contributions to the cultural arts and Arts-In-Education and a 2014 St. Louis Regional Arts Commission Fellow. As an arts educator, Keith serves as Chair of Theatre at Grand Center Arts Academy in St. Louis, MO., and is committed to the achievement of arts and academic excellence in instruction which fosters an awareness of cultural diversity, stimulates imagination, and promotes literacy.

Proudly, Keith has been honored as the recipient of the prestigious 2018 Arts Educator of the Year.

Guest Speaker

Christopher Mohanani, Managing Director of Programs & Community Engagement, Dance St. Louis