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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 4:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, January 11 shows 3:00pm and 7:00pm.

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

  • GREAT SHOW! Congratulations dancers you were amazing and professional and it showed on stage! What a great season... all your hard work paid off! Thank you to parents for being part of ...
    Posted Jan 13, 2015, 9:36 AM by Matuschka Briggs
  • Still Time to Order Videos...... Congratulations to all of our 2015 ADT Dancers for the most amazing performances!  Many of you have already ordered DVD's as a way to preserve those memories,and for ...
    Posted Jan 12, 2015, 3:00 PM by Pam Gaffigan
  • Schedule For Final Show Day Yesterday was AWESOME! Today will be SPECTACULAR!Parents your dancers are acting like professionals back stage and are helping one another with make-up, hair, encouragement, even some tears. They ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2015, 11:04 AM by Matuschka Briggs
  • Plan Ahead Don't Panic Yes the weather is bad and could get slushy. If you were out of town and paid to see a show on Broadway would you still do whatever it takes ...
    Posted Jan 11, 2015, 10:55 AM by Matuschka Briggs
  • Flowers and Food available in LOBBY If you didn't get flowers for your dancer NO WORRIES! We got them.  They will be available in the lobby before you enter the theatre or after show! Snacks ...
    Posted Jan 10, 2015, 10:36 AM by Matuschka Briggs
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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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