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About Us

Karlovsky & Company Dance was established as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization in 2012
by its Founder and Artistic Director, Dawn Karlovsky. Prior, the company operated as Dawn
Karlovsky & D
ancers from 2004-2012. Since the inception of the company, the work of
Karlovsky & Company Dance has been commissioned internationally with tours to France and
South Africa, and nationally presenting in New York City, Minneapolis and Duluth MN, Tulsa,
and San Francisco-Bay Area. Karlovsky & Company Dance aspires to connect with audiences
through the art of dance, and to provide an experience for the viewer that evokes personal

Through the company’s investigative choreographic approach, Karlovsky & Company Dance
reaches diverse audiences with opportunities to witness and experience dance in a distinctive,
thought-provoking manner. This process-oriented, somatically-motivated approach generates
dances that are visceral, poignant, and expressively stimulating.
Karlovsky & Company Dance is committed to connecting with the community and offering
educational outreach programs that helps to build more receptive and informed audiences.
The works by Karlovsky & Company Dance bring depth and diversity to contemporary dance in
St. Louis with an aim to make dance more accessible and to invigorate the artistic climate of our

The work of Karlovsky & Company Dance extends beyond the region with a long history of
presenting site-specific community performances, concert work, and residencies nationwide
and internationally. Karlovsky & Company Dance engages performing artists by promoting
collaboration and facilitating employment opportunities for artists to cultivate and extend their
own personal, artistic ambitions.
The company believes that the arts play an integral and vital role in our human existence and
contributes to the cultivation of a healthy, evolving cultural future. Karlovsky & Company
Dance is in residence at the Grandel Theatre in St. Louis, MO with support by the Kranzberg
Arts Foundation.

Programs by Karlovsky & Company Dance are supported in part with grant
funding by the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency, The Regional Arts Commission, The Arts &
Education Council of Greater St. Louis, and The Employees Community Fund

of the Boeing Company St. Louis

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