National Dance Week 2024

National Dance Week St. Louis - April 27, 2024


The National Dance Week - St. Louis event highlights and showcases some of the best dance talent in various disciplines including, but not limited to, ballet, tap, jazz, hip-hop, african, middle eastern, modern, and more. This one day event is celebrated with dozens of professional, university & studio companies all performing on stage, all for free! 2024 will be in a new location at the Kirkwood Performing Arts Center.

Join us on Saturday, April 27, 2024 for another great day of dance! We will be posting additional information about the event here once we get a little closer. We look forward to seeing you there!

Honary Dance Company

photo credit:Pratt & Kreidich

The Big Muddy Dance Company not only brings life to our community; we reflect life in our community. Bringing together world-class artistry and an audacious vision, purpose drives performance. Continually in step with our craft and our conscience we will be an instrument of optimism through inclusivity, collaboration and artistic excellence. The Big Muddy was founded in 2010 by Paula David, and is now under artistic direction of Kirven Douthit-Boyd. In its 13-year history, the company has commissioned over 100 works of repertoire and has presented over 400 performances.

2024 NDW STL Schedule

12:00 - 1:00

• Linda Green, NDW MO State Director
• Fox PACF Teen Talent Competition
• Cocas Ballet Eclectica 2nd Company
• Beyond Measure Dance Theater
• SIUE University Dance Company
• Almas Del Ritmo Dance Company
• U Dance Studio
• Arts in Motion School of Dance & Movement
• Lindenwood University Dance Ensemble
• Final Veil

1:00 - 2:00

• The Big Muddy Dance Company
• Ballet 314
• Leverage Dance Theater
• Pack Dance, Formerly CKDC
• WashU Dance Collective
• Tommy Wasiuta
• The Big Muddy Dance Company Trainees
• Aalim Dance Co.
• Karlovsky & Company Dance

2:00 - 3:00

• Dances of India
• Tour Dance - Turning Pointe Academy of Dance
• My King Studio of Dance
• L.A. Dance Center
• St. Louis Cultural Flamenco Society
• Pazazz Performers of St. Louis Academy
• Dance Concert Society
• Dance Plus Inc.
• Adiva Dance Center
• Dimensions Dance Company
• Grand Center Arts Academy

3:00 - 4:00

• The Big Muddy Dance Company
• Webster University Department of Dance
• M&M Dance Company
• Alma De Mexico St. Louis
• Alice Bloch & Dancers
• The Rhythm Royales
• Clarkson School
• Resilience Dance Company
• Radhanika School of Dance
• Wash U MFA Dance Program
• Steppin' Up Dance Productions

4:00 - 5:00

• Oasis Dance Beyond The Veil
• Missouri River Cloggers
• Missouri Baptist University
• Laverne Meier School of Dance
• Dance Hipnotique
• Star Struck Divaz Dance Company
• St. Louis Strutters
• Danse Arts Company
• Alton Academy of Dance
• Nimoli Dance Studio
• NEWSAM Aerial Dance

2024 Performance Companies