Modern American Dance Company (MADCO) celebrates their landmark 40th Anniversary with a special dance concert, FREEDOM, a commissioned work by world renowned choreographers: Jennifer Archibold, Gina Patterson, Cecil Slaughter, and Nejla Yatkin. Our cameras followed MADCO for an entire year as they created the work for Freedom from the ground up. MADCO partnered with the Olin Library at Washington University in St. Louis researching their Henry Hampton Civil Rights “Eyes on the Prize” Collection. Through this research, MADCO brought this collection to life on stage blending dance and multi audio/visuals shedding light on civil rights history and today’s societal concerns.
State of the Arts is St. Louis’ only program devoted to the region’s vibrant arts community, taking audiences behind the scenes to meet the artists, writers, and performers who call St. Louis home.
Empty Hallways, Silent Classrooms
Area photographers capture the sad state of what were once amazing feats of architecture and design - old St. Louis schools.
Prime Theatre unites a diverse group of writers, directors, actors and designers and gives them 24 hours to create and stage 10-minute plays.
Fat Dancer: The Chorus Line you've been "weighting" to see!
A new play by St. Lou Fringe uses the real life experiences of its cast to create a drama called "Fat Dancer." Paul Schankman previews this 12 minute play.
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