A rare performance of St. Louis premieres by some of the country's leading dance artists from some of the biggest companies in the world, including:

The evening includes performances of beloved classical ballets and works by master choreographers George Balanchine, Christopher Wheeldon, Krzysztof Pastor and Marius Petipa.

The inaugural presentation of the Annelise Mertz Visionary Award in Dance will also take place at An Evening of Ballet Stars. The award is named in honor of Annelise Mertz—founder and first board president of Dance St. Louis, and founder and former head of Washington University in St. Louis’ dance program. The award honors the lifetime achievement of a visionary artist in the professional dance world.

The inaugural award will be given to Sally Brayley Bliss, past Dance St. Louis executive director/executive director emeritus (1995-2006), co-founder and former artistic director of The Joffrey II Dancers (1969-1989), and former principal dancer with the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera and National Ballet of Canada.

Program Book
Preview An Evening of Ballet Stars' program book.

General seating for An Evening of Ballet Stars is sold out, however due to public demand limited view seats have been opened and are currently on sale through the Edison Theatre Box Office.

Limited View Seating
Limited view seating is located in the Orchestra Left Section. Some of this seating has partial obstruction.

Limited view seating is on sale for a discount price of $35 and can be purchased by calling the Edison Theatre Box Office at 314.935.6543. (Limited view seats must be ordered by phone, and are not listed for online purchase.)

No refunds or exchanges on all tickets purchased.


An Evening of Ballet Stars is generously sponsored by:
Centene Charitable Foundation
Drs. Susan and Dan Luedke
Connie Schnuck
Mary Strauss

2018-19 Season Sponsors: Regional Arts Commission, Missouri Arts Council, National Endowment for the Arts, and Kranzberg Arts Foundation
2018-19 Season Support: Dana Brown Charitable Trust, U.S. Bank Trustee
Education Outreach Title Sponsor: Monsanto Fund


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