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Dance St. Louis Presents Complexions Contemporary Ballet

Don’t miss this one-night-only performance by one of the most recognized and respected performing arts brands in the world!. . . . Dance St. Louis kicks off its 57th season by presenting Complexions Contemporary Ballet at the Touhill Performing Arts Center.. . . . Whether it’s LOVE ROCKS (choreography by Dwight Rhoden, music by Lenny Kravitz) or STAR DUST: FROM BACH TO BOWIE, Complexions has been hailed as “game-changing… forging a path for what ballet can be instead of what it historically has been” (The Guardian).. . . . The cutting-edge ballet company, which is based in New York City, was founded in 1994 by Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richmond — “two of the greatest virtuosos to ever emerge from Ailey land [Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater]” (The New York Times).. . . . Complexions Contemporary Ballet has awakened audiences to a new, exciting genre with its singular approach of reinventing dance and contemporary ballet through a groundbreaking mix of methods, styles and cultures. Complexions’ high-octane movement astonishes audiences by pairing its fierce evocative style with diverse musical ranges.. . . . With stunning gifted dancers and powerful choreography, Complexions has been hailed as a “matchless American dance company” (Philadelphia Inquirer).. . . . Complexions has performed on five continents, in more than 20 countries, to over 20 million television viewers and to more than 300,000 people in live audiences. . . . . The company continues its mission of bringing unity to the world one dance at a time.
Event Details: tritonconnect.umsl.edu/rsvp?id=375693

Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 7:30pm to 9:40pm

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