11th Annual Emerson SPRING TO DANCE® Festival

May 8, 2018

SPRING TO DANCE® returns for its 11th year!

As one of the region’s must-see festivals, SPRING TO DANCE brings together more than 25 professional dance companies from across the country and beyond for two unique, exhilarating nights of nonstop dance over Memorial Day weekend.

From ballet, modern and contemporary to flamenco, hip-hop and more, the vibrant festival offers something for everyone with a distinct, dynamic program each night. 

Tickets are on sale now!

Tickets for the Lee Theater are $10, click here.

Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall $15, click here.

Purchase BOTH the Lee & Main Stage performances together for $20. Simply add both performances to your cart for the same evening and the discount will apply automatically.

SPRING TO DANCE® Festival Line Up

Friday, May 25

Terrace Lobby, 5:30 p.m. 
Kari James Dance Network
Collective Motion
Wei Dance

Lee Theater, 6 p.m. 
Clinard Dance   (Chicago, IL)
MOMENTA   (Oak Park, IL) 
LaneCoArts   (New York, NY)
Dayton Contemporary Dance Company   (Dayton, OH)
Chicago Dance Crash   (Chicago, IL)

Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall, 7:30 p.m. 
Owen/Cox Dance Group   (Kansas City, MO)
MADCO   (St. Louis, MO)
The Big Muddy Dance Company   (St. Louis, MO)
- Intermission- 
Wewolf   (Los Angeles, CA)
Joffrey Ballet   (Chicago, IL)
Chicago Human Rhythm Project   (Chicago, IL)
Ballet Memphis   (Memphis, TN)

Saturday, May 26

Terrace Lobby, 5:30 p.m. 
Alma de Mexico St. Louis
Hui Hula 'O Punahele Hula Halau
Ballroom Dance Academy of St. Louis

Lee Theater, 6 p.m. 
Kristi Faulkner Dance   (Detroit, MI)
DanceWorks Chicago   (Chicago, IL)
Pas de Monkéy Dance Project   (Akron, OH)
Flying Foot Forum   (Minneapolis, MN)
Kambré Contemporary Dance Company   (St. Louis, MO)

Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall, 7:30 p.m. 
DanceWorks Chicago   (Chicago, IL)
The Seldoms   (Chicago, IL)
Houston Ballet / The National Ballet of Canada   (Houston, TX) / (Toronto, Ontario)
Project 44   (New York, NY)
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago   (Chicago, IL)
- Intermission - 
Hubbard Street Dance Chicago   (Chicago, IL)
San Francisco Ballet / National Ballet of Cuba (Ballet Nacional de Cuba)   (San Francisco, CA) / (Havana, Cuba)
Ensemble Español Spanish Dance Theater   (Chicago, IL)