One of the Midwest’s favorite festivals returns for its 13th year!

From ballet, modern and tap to contemporary, hip-hop and more, it's 3 nights of nonstop dance by 30+ dance companies from across the country and beyond.

Tickets on sale April 1, 2020.

2019-20 season subscribers receive advance ticket purchase in Spring 2020!

Arguably the best dance buffet in the Midwest
— Lauren Warnecke, Chicago Tribune
Of all the local Memorial Day weekend events, perhaps the most consistently exciting is… Spring to Dance Festival presented by Dance St. Louis.
— Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

12th Annual SPRING TO DANCE® festival 2019 at the touhill performing arts center


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

19 | 20 Season Shows

photo by Carly Vanderheyden

photo by Carly Vanderheyden

An Evening of Ballet Stars 2

After last year’s sold-out success, don’t miss this beautiful performance by some of the country's leading principal dancers.

Ailey II in Alvin Ailey's Revelations.Photo by Eduardo Patino.

Ailey II in Alvin Ailey's Revelations.Photo by Eduardo Patino.

Ailey II
The Next Generation of Dance

“The dancers proved indefatigable, virtuosic and relentlessly sexy.” – Los Angeles Times

diavolo in voyage. photo by sharen bradford.

diavolo in voyage. photo by sharen bradford.

Voyage and Trajectoire

"Diavolo combines organized peril with drama and mordant wit." – The New York Times