The 22nd annual National Dance Week (NDW) St. Louis is set to kick off on Saturday, April 27th, at Grand Center Arts District, located at Washington and Grand. The FREE outdoor event will begin at noon and will feature the 2019 NDW Honorary Dance Company, Karlovsky & Company Dance.
Over 50 dance troupes and hundreds of dancers including The Big Muddy Dance Company, MADCO 2, WU Dance Collective, Webster University, Ashleyliane Dance Company and Missouri Contemporary Ballet. NDW features different cultural expressions of dance including ballet, jazz, tap, hip-hop, modern disciplines, as well as Chinese, African, Middle Eastern, and Indian.
The event will also host a variety of food trucks. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be held at the Third Baptist Church at the corner of Washington and Grand using the Washington Street entrance.