SPRING TO DANCE® returns for its 10th year! As one of the region’s must-see festivals, SPRING TO DANCE brings together 30 professional dance companies from across the country for three unique, exhilarating nights over Memorial Day weekend.

From ballet, modern and contemporary to Indian, African, aerial and tap, the festival offers something for everyone with a different program each night. Full listing of participating dance companies below

Tickets are $10-$20. 
Save $5 at checkout when you select your Lee Theater ticket and main stage Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall ticket for the same night!

5:30 p.m. – Terrace Lobby performances

6-7 p.m. – Lee Theater performances
$10 per person/per night

7:30 p.m. – Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall performances
$15 per person/per night

Come experience one, two or all three evenings of SPRING TO DANCE, May 26-28.

10th Annual SPRING TO DANCE® festival at the touhill performing arts center


Saturday, May 27  

Lee Theater, 6-7 pm

Kambre' Contemporary Dance Company

Prakriti Dance

Neos Dance Theatre


Leverage Dance Theater (performing a special environmental piece) 


Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall, 7:30-9:30 pm

Mid-Columbia Ballet

Lucky Plush Productions

Chicago Tap Theatre

San Francisco Ballet

The Dancing Wheels Company

The Big Muddy Dance Company

*Please note program and artists subject to change.

Dayton Contemporary dance company performs sunday, may 28

Dayton Contemporary dance company performs sunday, may 28

Single tickets currently on sale


Directions & Parking


Directions: The Blanche M. Touhill Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Take I-70 to Florissant Road (Exit 240).  Travel South on Florissant Rd. to the second University entrance at Grobman Drive.  Turn right.  

From Natural Bridge, turn left onto University Drive and follow it around to the right as it turns into Grobman Drive.

Parking is available in the garage to the left, just under the bridge, and in Parking Lot E on the right, about 500 feet past the bridge


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