Dance

Orlo: Boundaryless One Acts

Lucia Aerial Performing Arts Show Information: Similar to the origins of Fringe Festivals, exploring things outside parameters leads to great innovative works. Within Lucia Aerial’s Performance Company, we believe in challenging our young artists’ physical limits and calling upon our seasoned aerialists to create emotionally-charged content beyond their comfort zone. Join us as a cast…

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Dances and Music of India

Nritya School of Indian Dance and Music Show Information: Nritya is a versatile company of dancers who work primarily in the Indian classical dance style called Bharathanatyam. Heavily based in both rhythm and lyricism, the dance style involves the use of the whole body, including dramatic facial expressions, to convey emotions or perform intricate step…

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Klusterf$*k

Bobby Ray Entertainment Show Information: Klusterf$*k: a machine that may or may not work. Has a gazillion parts to do a simple job; some don’t do anything but try to look pretty. Breaks down more often than not. Makes loud or weird movements or noises, burns up, slows down then stops in the middle of…

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A Silent Majority

Kacico Dance Show Information: Kacico Dance and Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company are bridging the gap between Kansas City and St. Louis to present A Silent Majority. Featuring both premiere and repertory work, A Silent Majority is an entirely new compilation of dance that explores the resilience and mutual support of women. Directors Leigh Murray…

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From This Pointe On

VidaDance Show Information: VidaDance returns to the KC Fringe Festival with From This Pointe On, a whimsical professional dance performance about dreams, spies, beginning again, saying goodbye, children’s choreography, and much more. This year’s performances include classical ballet and pointe, jazz, tap, contemporary, modern, lyrical, and even a little Irish Step‚ as well as guest…

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Feet to the Fire: Young Dance Artists in the Midwest

Katarina Fitzpatrick & Rachael Gnatowski Show Information: When you are starting out as a dancer, there is nowhere to go but up…or back to your parents’ basement. Two independent choreographers take you on a trip into their imaginations with three new works created on freelance dancers. Athletic, funky, and maybe disturbing, their work won’t be…

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ECHO and Narcissus

Trilogy Cultural Arts: Cirque de l’air Cascades Show Information: Cirque de l’air Cascades presents an original production of ECHO and Narcissus. This show combines a Greek tale, the artistry of aerial dance, and legendary combat & stunts. The audience will be mesmerized and in awe of what this talented cast can do! Website:www.trilogyculturalarts.org Venue Bolender…

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Belly Dance on the Fringe: A Cinderella Story

Gaziyeh Enterprises & 1001 Arabian Nights Show Information: Belly Dance on the Fringe returns to the 2016 festival with A Cinderella Story. It’s petty much the story we all know and love, but this origin tale from Egypt has a few subtle differences. Joyce Slater, our Story Teller Extraordinaire, and soloists from Kansas City, 1001…

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Beginning Tomorrow

Seamless Dance Theatre Show Information: As we celebrated our 10th anniversary season in June, we are beginning another chapter of great dancing and community outreach. New choreography, new costuming and new ideas await you as we present Beginning Tomorrow. Here’s to another 10 years! Website:www.seamlessdance.com Venue Bolender Center 500 W Pershing Rd Kansas City, MO…

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