Parents Night Out!
Feb
16
5:00 PM17:00

Parents Night Out!

Parents Night Out is back for 2019 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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CKDC's Spring Dance Concert
Apr
26
to Apr 28

CKDC's Spring Dance Concert

CKDC's Spring Concert, Bloom, celebrates a new beginning for the company as they continue their journey in their new home, in the Central West End. The concert will explore ideas of starting anew, flowering, developing, and growing. In addition to blooming in the community, the concert is also the first ever to offer choreographic positions to three Junior Company dancers age 11 - 13 in celebration of their unique growth as young artists. These three talented students, Katrin Allen, Moxie Doctor and Sophia Huddleston are joined by their mentors and Resident Choreographers Arica Brown, Ashreale McDowell, Kat Norton and Mel McCray as well as Guest Choreographers Mary Clermont and Rafael Tillery to bring efflorescent themes to the stage this Spring.

Bloom is made possible thanks to the general support of the Kranzberg Arts Foundation where Consuming Kinetics Dance Company is proud to be a resident company.

Tickets available on MetroTix at https://www.metrotix.com/events/detail/ckdc-bloom

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Summer Dance and Art Camp!
Jul
15
to Aug 9

Summer Dance and Art Camp!

Our trained staff of educators offers an array of classes in which students will learn a variety of dance techniques, create and experience different forms of visual art and music, and make friends along the way! Each week will include classes, field-trips, and loads of opportunities for your children to learn and discover their inner creativity. Lunch will be provided most days, donated by local restaurants. We look forward to welcoming your children into the CKDC family! Click here to learn more about our camp schedule or register for camp in our Shop.

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Kids Jingle Jam
Dec
21
3:00 PM15:00

Kids Jingle Jam

CKDC has partnered with Bia Foundation to give kids in our community a little something special this holiday season. Join us on Friday, December 21 for a free Hip Hop dance class. All participants will go home with toys from our toy drive. All ages are welcome. Please help us spread the word about this wonderful event.

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CWE Window Walk
Dec
15
4:00 PM16:00

CWE Window Walk

Check out our CKDC Kids performing at the Central West End Window Walk on Saturday, December 15. Our performance starts at 4:00p.m. and is in front of the old Coffee Cartel. This performance is free and open to the public!

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CKDC 2019 Season Audition
Dec
2
4:30 PM16:30

CKDC 2019 Season Audition

Consuming Kinetics Dance Company is seeking 3 male artists and 1 female artist to jump start our 2019 season!

Please bring a head shot and resume. Doors open at 4:30p.m.. Audition starts promptly at 5:00p.m. and will consist of combinations and improvisation. Audition fee is $15. For more information, email us at info@ckdc.org. Audition fee may be paid in advance, online in our Shop. Payment is also accepted at the door.

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Trivia Night
Nov
17
6:00 PM18:00

Trivia Night

Doors open at 6:00p.m. and Trivia begins at 7:00p.m.

Enjoy a fun night of trivia with your friends, family, and coworkers, while raising funds for your favorite local nonprofit!

Ample street parking is available right outside the .ZACK or use the parking lot across the street.

Guests are welcome to bring their own food and drinks!

Click here to purchase tickets in our Shop.

We are grateful to Kranzberg Arts Foundation for donating this space for our fundraiser.

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Stasis
Oct
26
to Oct 28

Stasis

CKDC's Fall Concert, Stasis was conceptualized to celebrate a state of rest and normalcy in the company following a period of change. Since preparing for the concert, CKDC has been faced with even more changes than they could have imagined. Stasis looks at new adaptations on the concept including ways to reach Stasis in periods of turmoil. Works for Stasis will involve the use of multimedia including installations, graphics, film and other interactive elements. Featuring premiere work by Founder, Artistic and Executive Director, Arica Brown. Also featuring premiere choreography by Assistant Artistic and Executive Director, Ashreale McDowell. Introducing debut choreography by Associate Director, Kat Norton alongside Resident Choreographers Sam Gaitsch, Rafael Tillery and Jordan Woods. Also featuring Guest Choreographers David Marchant, Rob Scoggins and Ashley Yang.

Showtimes are 8:00p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 3:00p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are on sale at Metrotix

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KAF Residence Showcase
Sep
1
6:00 PM18:00

KAF Residence Showcase

CKDC is joining forces with other Kranzberg Arts Foundation Resident Companies to perform at the first annual Residence Showcase. Details to be added as we near the concert! Click here to reserve tickets or visit us in the box office starting at 6:00p.m.

The concert begins at 7:00p.m. All proceeds benefit the participating companies. Ticket prices range from $22 - $150. We hope to see you there! 

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Mid-Season Auditions
May
12
12:30 PM12:30

Mid-Season Auditions

Consuming Kinetics Dance Company is seeking 3 male and 2 female artists to help us finish out our 2018 season!

Please bring a head shot and resume. Doors open at 12:30p.m. Audition starts promptly at 1:00p.m. and will consist of a barre, combinations and improvisation. Audition fee is $15. For more information, email us at info@ckdc.org.

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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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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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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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