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Welcome to ADT!
American Dance Troupe is a non-profit company offering young dancers in our community an opportunity to perform all forms of dance in a concert format. Originally choreographed numbers incorporate ballet, tap, jazz and modern/contemporary dance as well as musical theater. ADT is organized as an ensemble, with each dancer performing with other troupe members of various ages and skill levels. The group was founded in 1982 and is run under the direction of Artistic Director Mark Krupinski. ADT is based in Chesterfield, Missouri.

Membership
Acceptance into the troupe is based on open auditions scheduled by Artistic Director Mark Krupinski. Auditions are open to male and female dancers ages 8 - 18. Dancers must be currently enrolled in classes at a local dance studio and must be in good standing within that studio.


Performances
Performances for American Dance Troupe's 2014-15 Season will be held January 10 and 11 at Skip Viragh Center for the Arts Theatre at 425 S. Lindbergh Blvd, St.Louis, MO. 63131. (Chaminade)
 
Saturday, January 10 shows 2:00pm and 7:00pm
Sunday, January 11 shows 1:00pm and 6:00pm.

Rehearsals
Regular rehearsals are on Saturdays and Sundays at Krupinski Academy of Dance in Chesterfield. Rehearsals are scheduled by the choreographers once casting is complete. Attendance at rehearsals is mandatory -- please see our rehearsal attendance policy.  Rehearsal schedules will be posted and updated regularly on this web site.


Costs
Each dancer in the troupe is responsible for yearly membership dues.  Financial assistance is available through the ADT Board for those with proven financial need. 

Some costumes are provided with the membership dues. Dancers may be required to provide their own costumes or accessories for certain numbers.

Show tickets are $10 each (pre-ordered) and $15 each purchased at the door. Pre-ordered tickets will be available for pick-up 30 minutes before each performance at Skip Viragh Center for the Arts Theatre. 

A selection of ADT sportswear will be available for purchase.

Performance videos of each show will also be available for sale.

Photos courtesy: Ron Keppel (2009)
                         Ashley Krupinski (2010)

Announcements

  • Spirit Wear and Bags are in!! Spirit Wear and bags will be available for pickup this Sunday from 2:00-5:00 pm
    Posted Nov 20, 2014, 5:19 AM by Cindy Willey
  • Rehearsal Schedule The rehearsal schedule for November 22nd & 23rd has been updated.
    Posted Nov 18, 2014, 3:02 PM by Abbey Wagoner
  • Costume Information Posted Costume requests have been posted for each group.  Updates/changes will be posted as needed. Please remember to check your dancer's group for costume requests frequently.  It is subject ...
    Posted Nov 15, 2014, 3:47 PM by Melinda Broadhurst
  • Costume Information Needed: Groups 1-4 Please bring in your sizing information that was requested by your chaperone coordinator this evening via email. We need this information in order to purchase costumes. Please include your dancer ...
    Posted Nov 14, 2014, 6:25 PM by Melinda Broadhurst
  • Rehearsal Schedules Updated Please read this entire announcement. Rehearsal Schedules for November 15th, 16, 22nd & 23rd have been posted.  PLEASE NOTE: We are hoping that these rehearsal times do not change.  However, do ...
    Posted Nov 11, 2014, 5:00 PM by Abbey Wagoner
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Meet the ADT creative staff
American Dance Troupe is led by Artistic Director Mark Krupinski. Also serving as choreographers for the troupe are Ashley, Emily, Paige and Traci. Click here to read the choreographers' biographies.
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