Youth Ensemble

School of Missouri Contemporary Ballet

Youth Ensemble


Missouri Contemporary Ballet’s 2020/2021 Youth Ensemble, Photo by Shauna Maschmann

Dancers (L-R): Sydney, Sara, Eleanor, Kailey, Sophie, Rachel, Eva

Founded in 2015, the School of MCB’s Youth Ensemble (formerly Student Performance Company) aims to provide our most advanced students with performance opportunities in a professional atmosphere to further prepare them for a future career in dance. Learn more about our Youth Ensemble dancers here!

Auditions for the 2020/2021 Youth Ensemble have concluded. Stay tuned for information on upcoming performances and events!

In addition to the School of MCB Winter and Spring showcases, students in the Youth Ensemble have also performed at Youth America Grand Prix, National Dance Week St. Louis, Carmina Burana, Grant Arts Night, MCB’s Choreographic Installation, and Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Joining the Youth Ensemble is a commitment to rehearsals and performances from August 2020- June 2021, so please consider that when auditioning.

The Youth Ensemble is a tremendous opportunity for students, but also a serious commitment. To ensure you are able to give the time and effort required, please carefully read the Youth Ensemble Contract.


2021-2022 Season

February 25, 2022  Student Choreographic Installation – Balsamo Warehouse In Studio 

March 17 – 20, 2022  Youth America Grand Prix – Chicago

March 25 – 27, 2022  NUVO Competition – Kansas City

May 27 & 28, 2022    Spring Showcase “Flourish” – TBA

Please contact us at 573-825-0095 or if you are interested in inviting the School of MCB Youth Ensemble to perform at your event/institution.