The Scenic Route
Apr
20
to Apr 22

The Scenic Route

Our Spring concert will focus on experience, adventure and travel. The Scenic Route features the work of Guest Choreographers Ryadah Heiskell, David Marchant, Cecil Slaughter and Rafael Tillery and Resident Choreographers Arica Brown, Sam Gaitsch, and Ashreale McDowell. Please join us for our debut performance in the Marcelle Theater.

Friday, April 20 at 8:00p.m.

Saturday, April 21 at 8:00p.m.

Sunday, April 22 at 3:00p.m.

Tickets available at MetroTix.com

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TAPPED Fundraiser
May
1
to May 6

TAPPED Fundraiser

Visit Tapped in Maplewood this week and include a "tip" in your purchase. 100% of tips collected this week will be donated to Consuming Kinetics Dance Company. Dine out for a good cause! Donations will support the youth scholarship fund.

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Stasis
Oct
26
to Oct 28

Stasis

CKDC's Fall Concert, Stasis celebrates a state of rest in our company following a period of change. Works for Stasis will involve the use of multimedia including installations, graphics, film and other interactive elements.

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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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Parents Night Out!
Feb
17
5:00 PM17:00

Parents Night Out!

Parents Night Out is back for 2018 and we are ready with dance games, movement classes, snacks and a movie! Enjoy some time out on the town with your loved on and let us take the kids off your hands. This event is open to all youth, not just CKDC students. Kids age 6 - 14 are welcome! Catering will be provided by Snarf's Sandwiches. $40 for the first child and only $10 to add a sibling. Sign up today on our Shop page! 

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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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