Now in its 18th year, DINE ON DANCE continues to serve dance performances with live music over this hour-long
lunchtime break. The Dine on Dance Lunchtime Performances features a community of professional contemporary and
site-specific dance and live music in outdoor venues.
Featured in this year’s DINE ON DANCE are dance works by Alice Bloch and Dancers presenting historical dance
repertoire of Isadora Duncan, exciting tap dance by STL Rhythm Collective/moSTLy Tap, Ashleyliane Dance Company,
contemporary and site-specific work by local choreographers Tayler Kinner and Dawn Karlovsky, and a new work by
California-based guest choreographer, Doris Ressl of Freshwater Dance Collective, creating a new work for Karlovsky &
Company Dance. See the dance students from Grand Center Arts Academy perform at the Strauss Park location on
Since 2004, Dine on Dance has been bringing dance performances with live music to the St. Louis community with
contemporary and original dance created for specific outdoor locations. Each choreographer contributes to the
uniqueness of the program developing original work and exploring inventive ways to utilize the outdoor spaces.
DINE ON DANCE is FREE and family friendly. Audiences are encouraged to bring their own chair or blanket. Some tables
and chairs will be available and cleaned prior to the performance. Brown bag or purchase lunch from the local
restaurants on location. Please practice social distancing throughout the performance.