APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED BY JULY 15, 2016 - Questions? Contact Ricki at 314.534.5000 x105 or

  • SPRING TO DANCE® 2017 will be presented on May 26, 27, and 28, 2017, the Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of Memorial Day weekend. By applying to SPRING TO DANCE 2017, you agree that your company will be available to perform on any of these dates.
  • Adjudicated companies will be presented in either the Touhill’s 350-seat Lee Theater or in its 1,500-seat Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall, depending on the size and requirements of each piece and on the adjudicators’ recommendations. Both theaters are new and fully equipped, and the Touhill technical staff will be available to assist with sound and lighting.
  • An independent panel of three dance professionals will adjudicate all submissions. Please submit a digital download via a link to Dropbox, Google Drive, etc. Links to YouTube will NOT be accepted. Alternatively, you may send in a DVD or flashdrive, and enclose a hard copy of the application form.
  • Submissions must come from a dance company, rather than an individual. Dance companies that applied in the past are welcome to apply again with a different piece, whether or not they were accepted. It’s not necessary to include program notes or information on the dance company. These will not be forwarded to the adjudicators.
  • Pieces submitted must be available for performance at the festival, but need not have the same cast. One or two pieces (maximum) may be submitted. Each piece should be between about 6 and 15 minutes in length.
  • Companies will be notified of acceptance by Sept. 30, 2016. Accepted companies will receive honoraria beginning at $2,000 for out-of-town dance companies, and upward for larger works. No travel or hotel expenses can be provided, but discounted hotel rates will be offered.