Dance St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Common Thread Contemporary Dance Collaborates With The DisAbility Project and Dance St. Louis http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/common-thread-contemporary-dance-collaborates-disability-project-and-dance-st-louis <p>Joan Lipkin has been creating theatre with the disability community since 1996 when she co-founded the <a href="http://www.uppityco.com/dp.html?pnl=1_3">DisAbility Project.</a>&nbsp; An outgrowth of <a href="http://www.uppityco.com/index.html">That Uppity Theatre Company</a> of which Lipkin is artistic director, the DisAbility Project brings together amateur and professional performers of all abilities to create theatre based on lived experience.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 23:01:56 +0000 Mary Edwards 30432 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Common Thread Contemporary Dance Collaborates With The DisAbility Project and Dance St. Louis Larger-Than-Life Production Of ‘Carmina Burana’ At The Touhill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/larger-life-production-carmina-burana-touhill <p>When a symphony orchestra performs Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana,” it’s always something of a spectacle.&nbsp; The stage is packed to the brim with a large orchestra including two pianos and celeste, vocal soloists, a chorus and children’s chorus.&nbsp; But <a href="http://www.nashvilleballet.com/">Nashville Ballet</a> Artistic Director Paul Vasterling’s vision of “Carmina Burana” employing 120 singers, 60 orchestral musicians and 40 dancers takes the work to new proportions.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 15 Feb 2013 21:51:57 +0000 Mary Edwards & Alex Heuer 9355 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Larger-Than-Life Production Of ‘Carmina Burana’ At The Touhill Dance St. Louis' New Season http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/dance-st-louis-new-season <p><a href="http://www.dancestlouis.org/main.htm">Dance St. Louis'</a> season opener features four world premieres performed by four St. Louis professional dance companies.&nbsp; The <a href="http://www.stlouisballet.org/">Saint Louis Ballet</a>, <a href="http://www.atrekdance.org/">Leverage Dance Theater</a>, <a href="http://www.madcodance.com/">MADCO</a>, and <a href="http://commonthreaddance.com/">Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company</a> are teaming up to open the 2012-2013 season with “New Dance Horizons.”</p> Fri, 05 Oct 2012 21:08:22 +0000 Alex Heuer & Mary Edwards 5074 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Dance St. Louis' New Season STOMP performers scavenge station for instruments, play live for Cityscape http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/stomp-performers-scavenge-station-instruments-play-live-cityscape <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="350" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/V8bFnTvrWPk" title="YouTube video player" width="440"></iframe></p><p>The dance and percussion company <a href="http://www.stomponline.com/index-us.php">STOMP</a> is in town this weekend for its <a href="http://www.dancestl.org">Dance St. Louis</a> performances at the Fox Theatre.</p> Fri, 25 Mar 2011 23:30:27 +0000 Madalyn Painter & Aaron Doerr 811 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org