5:30 pm - Terrace Lobby performances
6pm - Lee Theater performances
7:30pm - Anheuser-Busch Performance Hall performances

SPRING TO DANCE® returns for its 12th year! As one of the region’s must-see festivals, SPRING TO DANCE brings together more than 30 professional dance companies from across the country and beyond for three unique, exhilarating nights of nonstop dance over Memorial Day weekend.

From ballet, modern and contemporary to flamenco, hip-hop and more, the vibrant festival offers something for everyone with a distinct, dynamic program each night. 

Tickets go on sale Spring 2019.

Advance purchase for 2018-2019 season subscribers!


"arguably the best dance buffet in the Midwest"
- Lauren Warnecke (Chicago Tribune, May 2017)

11th Annual SPRING TO DANCE® festival 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


18 | 19 Season Shows

Henry and Edward

“So inventive and mesmerizing….Each step unfolds into the next, keeping you guessing (and in awe) the entire time—which is exactly what choreo should do.”

— Dance Spirit

Company Wayne McGregor

5 Stars, “a mesmerising, inimitable show"

— The Guardian

Shadowland 2: The New Adventure

"In a mash-up of styles that only Pilobolus can produce, Shadowland 2: The Next Adventure is a completely new approach to the shadow form."