Upcoming Events

  • KST Presents

    Friday, March 5

    NaTasha Thompson & Petra Floyd Freshworks Screening: Lavender Terrace

    Natasha and Petra will continue developing Lavender Terrace, a speculative movement response to Marita Bonner’s play The Purple Flower. This iteration will create an experimental, hybrid, physical, and digital space for all people committed to Black liberation.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, March 6

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy The Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

  • KST Presents

    Thursday, March 11

    Identity as Prism & Genderful Family-building: The World of Blood Baby

    Exploring queer motherhood and parenthood, gender performance, queer sexuality and belonging, Blood Baby manifests as a site-responsive dance installation, experiential sculpture, collective readings, and more!

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, March 13

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy The Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

  • KST Presents

    March 18 - March 20

    Sunstar Festival: Womxn & Music

    For Sunstar ‘21 Unplugged Sessions highlights independent women musicians who offer inspiration and encouragement. Bringing together the unequivocal podcasters Girls Running Sh** with R&B, Soul, Rap, and Hip-Hop artists INEZ, Clara Kent, Brittney Chantele, and Chandra Rhyme.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, March 20

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy The Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

  • KST Presents

    Friday, April 2

    Lena Chen & Maggie Oates Freshworks Showing: Only Bans

    Chen and Oates will create a digital performance work, taking the form of a non-linear game that critically examines the policing of marginalized bodies and sexual labor to empathetically teach people about discrimination faced by sex workers on the Internet.

  • KST Presents

    Saturday, April 3

    The Alloy School

    The Alloy School is a creative and noncompetitive community where professional dancers guide learning. The whole family can enjoy Alloy School’s diverse range of classes from West African to Ballet dance styles.

Classes + Workshops

  • SPdp&SS Phraseworks

    STAYCEE PEARL dance project & Soy Sos' (SPdp&SS) PhraseWorks is a mixed-genre dance class starting with emphasis on body/mind connection and awareness, efficient anatomical connections, and appropriate use of traditional technical forms.

  • Contemporary Styles

    Exploring a variety of contemporary movement styles...from your living room! Wednesday sessions are focused on nurturing a versatile movement practice and led by invited guest artists from Pittsburgh and beyond!

  • Virtual Youth Dance Combo Program: Ballet/Hip Hop

    Children will learn the techniques of two different dance styles. By the end of the program, children will have embodied a well-rounded dance vocabulary.

  • Intermediate/Advanced Ballet

    Join STAYCEE PEARL dance project dancers in company ballet classes focusing on technique, alignment, holistic movement consciousness, and performance quality.

  • Virtual Youth Dance Combo Program: Creative Movement / Hip Hop

    Children will learn the techniques of two different dance styles. By the end of the program, children will have embodied a well-rounded dance vocabulary.

  • The Alloy School, Latin Styles (Family)

    This class samples Latin American and Caribbean dances, music, and culture! Open to all levels and ages, families can share in the joys of embodying energizing rhythmic patterns and expression in this high energy movement class!

  • The Alloy School, West African (Family)

    This class will guide you through the fundamentals of traditional West African dance, with an emphasis on drums and accompanying drum rhythms. Classes start with a warm-up, followed by a sequence of movements across the floor.

  • The Alloy School, Capoeira (Family)

    Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art disguised as a dance. Performed to traditional Brazilian musical instruments and songs, training in Capoeira helps to enrich cultural perspective, and illustrates the importance of music, art, and movement in history and in social change.