Common Ground: WashU MFA Concert
Mar
24
8:00 PM20:00

Common Ground: WashU MFA Concert

Support CKDC artist Sam Gaitsch in her final Masters thesis performance at Washington University! 

She along with classmates Heather Himes and Mariko Kumanomido will each present 30-minute works on the Edison Theatre stage. This is a very special event, as these three women comprise the first cohort of Washington University's inaugural MFA in Dance program. 

General admission. Free and open to the public! 

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Company Auditions
Dec
2
1:00 PM13:00

Company Auditions

Audition fee: $15. Please bring a headshot and resume. Doors open at 12:30p.m. Audition will consist of a short barre, traveling choreography, center choreography and improvisation. For more information, email Artistic Director, Arica Brown at  arica@ckdc.org or call/text us at (314) 546-1477.

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Audition to perform with our Beat Kill Crew
Nov
5
1:00 PM13:00

Audition to perform with our Beat Kill Crew

This is for a performance that takes place the evening before Thanksgiving. If you can not be available at 5:00p.m. on November 22, we can't use you in the performance.

Audition Fee: $15 (or you can use your existing class card with CKDC) 

Note: Audition will start prompty at 1:00p.m. Dancers will be auditioning by taking MJ's Hip Hop class, as the content will be used for our performance. Her class ends at 2:00p.m. but dancers who are auditioning should plan to stay for another 30 minutes to discuss times and availability for rehearsals.

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Intrinsic
Sep
22
to Sep 24

Intrinsic

CKDC's Fall Dance Concert, Intrinsic, explores the themes of the elements; Earth, Air, Fire and Water.

Friday, September 22 8:00p.m.

Saturday, September 23 8:00p.m.

Sunday, September 24 6:00p.m.

 

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CKDC's Student Dance Concert
Jun
2
to Jun 4

CKDC's Student Dance Concert

CKDC students are proud to perform at The Kranzberg Arts Center, where CKDC is Artist in Residence. This concert features all youth and teen dancers as well as performances by the CKDC Jr Jr and Junior Companies! Choreographed by Artistic Director Arica Brown and CKDC Educators. Purchase your tickets in our shop!

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St. Louis Dance Festival
Apr
30
5:00 PM17:00

St. Louis Dance Festival

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Consuming Kinetics Dance Company is proud to perform Circum[stance] by Resident Artist Olivia Perez at the 18th Annual St. Louis Dance Festival. See other great performances presented by Aalim, Arts in Motion, Ashleyliane Dance Company, Dance Hipnotique, Dances of India, Dimensions Dance Company, Metro Dance Company, Midwest Ballet Theatre, Missouri River Cloggers, Slaughter Project and Wei Dance Arts. Advance tickets are available for $15 but increase to $20 at the door. Advance tickets available at eventbrite.com!

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Mid-Season Auditions
Apr
4
2:00 PM14:00

Mid-Season Auditions

CKDC is currently seeking one male and one female movement artist for the remainder of our 2017 season with interest in continuing for the 2018 season. Please arrive early to complete the audition application and come prepared with your headshot and resume. Audition fee is $10.

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[re] Define
Mar
31
to Apr 2

[re] Define

CKDC's Spring Dance Concert, [re] Define, features the work of Artistic Director, Arica Brown along with Resident Choreographers Olivia Perez, Sam Gaitsch, Madison DeWitt and Guest Choreographers, Kam N. Saunders and Lynn Bobzin. Showtimes are Friday, March 31 at 8:00p.m. Saturday, April 1 at 8:00p.m. and Sunday, April 2 at 6:00p.m. Tickets are $20 and are available in our Shop!

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Parent's Night Out
Feb
11
5:00 PM17:00

Parent's Night Out

Your favorite CKDC instructors are back again this year, just in time for Valentine's Day to take the kid's off your hands for a night! Bring them in and enjoy a date night out, or a quiet night in as we entertain the kids with special dance classes, craft activities, a movie, and food! So mark your calendars and make your reservations now!

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Drinks with Dancers
Jan
28
6:00 PM18:00

Drinks with Dancers

Join Consuming Kinetics Dance Company for our Second Annual Drinks with Dancers Fundraiser!

Saturday, January 28th from 6-9 pm, CKDC invites you to our studio, not to dance but to drink! Meet our dancers and educators, have a drink, and sample some food. We will be offering CKDC merchandise, launching our new membership program, and previewing a new work for our spring concert, [re]define throughout the evening.

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Company Auditions
Dec
3
3:30 PM15:30

Company Auditions

Doors and Registration opens at 3:30p.m. Audition starts promptly at 4:00p.m. Late arrivers will not be considered, but they are still welcome to take the audition. Dancers should come prepared with a headshot and CV or resume. Questions? Email us at info@ckdc.org or call/text us at (314) 546-1477. Mark yourself as going on the Facebook event here.

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Take Root
Sep
23
to Sep 25

Take Root

CKDC's Fall Dance Concert, Take Root, is an exploration on themes of growth and progress. Join Artistic Director, Arica Brown as well as Resident Choreographers Sam Gaitsch, Kelsey Keil, Ashreale McDowell, Carly Niehaus and Olivia Perez with Guest Choreographers Belle Jessen and Rafael Tillery for an evening of concert dance.

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One Year Anniversary Party
Aug
27
6:00 PM18:00

One Year Anniversary Party

Can you believe it? We've been in our new home for a year now! Come celebrate with us! 
Enjoy an evening of music, snacks, drinks, and great company. Refreshments provided, but donations are always welcome! 

Lastly, you won't want to miss our sneak-peek, live-preview of our fall concert, "Take Root!" 

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St. Louis Barre Crawl
Jun
25
to Jun 26

St. Louis Barre Crawl

For all details, CLICK HERE. 

This summer, Consuming Kinetics Dance Company is excited to partner with some of our talented colleagues in dance education to present the first in what we are hoping will become an annual dance weekend, The St. Louis Barre Crawl! June 25-26, the following five studios will be hosting classes in a variety of techniques to give you a chance to sample styles you may have never thought you'd love, or maybe styles you'd been waiting to try but never quite committed! Well now is the time, join all of these great studios:

Belly Dance with Nisaa
Big Muddy Dance Company
Consuming Kinetics Dance Company
Dollhouse Studios
Gateway Flex Studios ft. Alicia Sunshine & Beyond Measure Dance Company

Mark your calendars and stay excited, because your ticket, while getting you into all these studio's great class options, also entitles you to discounts and promotions around St. Louis! These promotions will be announced here within the Facebook event, so keep checking back with us, and purchase your ticket for a full list of what you can take advantage of! Restaurants, bars, breweries, and some great raffle items up for grabs with each ticket purchase.

We have three ticket options for you depending on your personal schedules, available for purchase at all our participating studios:

Saturday Pass - $50
Sunday Pass - $50
Two-Day Pass - $90

*Please note: Tickets are limited!! Due to our studio's capacities and available times, we will need to cap our ticket sales to ensure all ticket holders can attend a class during each time block. Make sure you buy your tickets early!

For the full schedule, click here:

http://www.ckdc.org/barrecrawl/
We can't wait to share this exciting weekend with you to bring together dance lovers from all techniques.

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