KST Presents

  • KST Presents

    February 23 - 24, 2018

    SUNSTAR Festival

    The multi-day event highlights independent female artists who offer inspiration and encouragement.

  • KST Presents

    March 2, 2018

    Unblurred at Alloy :: March

    Chill, vibe and dance the night away at KST’s Alloy Studios guest with DJs and themed evenings.

  • KST Presents

    March 3, 2018

    Jason Moran and The Bandwagon

    Jason Moran, a performer whom NPR Music calls “a leading jazz pianist of this era,” comes to Pittsburgh with his group The Bandwagon—bassist Tarus Mateen and drummer Nasheet Waits—artist who have challenged the status quo and earned a reputation as the future of jazz.

  • KST Presents

    March 9 - 10, 2018

    Michael Sakamoto :: Soil

    Soil is an intercultural dance-theater work conceived and directed by Michael Sakamoto and co-created with three performers who embody distinct traditions: Cambodian classical and contemporary dancer Chey Chankethya, Thai traditional and contemporary dancer Waewdao Sirisook, and Vietnamese-American contemporary dancer Nguyen Nguyen.

  • KST Presents

    March 17 - 18, 2018

    theatriQ :: Hearts on Hold

    Each year, Dreams of Hope launches an original production created and performed by its theatriQ Youth Ensemble, developed in residence at KST’s Alloy Studios.

  • KST Presents

    April 6, 2018

    Unblurred at Alloy :: 2nd Annual FUTUREMAKERS Mixtape

    Chill, vibe and dance the night away at KST’s Alloy Studios guest with DJs and themed evenings.

  • KST Presents

    April 13 - 14, 2018

    Thaddeus Phillips :: INFLATABLE SPACE(s)

    For his latest work, award-winning director/designer/performer Thaddeus Phillips deploys an assemblage of custom-crafted inflatable scenery that expands, contracts and collapses as he explores a universe of creation and destruction. Starting with a reprinted edition of Carl Sagan's legendary Golden Record—humanity’s most viable message to other worlds, launched into space in 1977—Phillips theatrically examines a selected archival history of life on earth.

  • KST Presents

    April 21, 2018

    Let’s Move! Family Dance Party

    Get on your feet as KST celebrates spring with a midday family-friendly afternoon of dancing led by one of Pittsburgh’s top party rockers, DJ Selecta.

  • KST Presents

    May 4, 2018

    Unblurred @ Alloy :: May

    Chill, vibe and dance the night away at KST’s Alloy Studios guest with DJs and themed evenings.

  • KST Presents

    May 11 - 12, 2018

    Bill Shannon :: Touch Update

    Penn Avenue Creative Artist-in-Residence Bill Shannon premieres Touch Update, the culmination of a yearlong creative process with KST.

  • KST Presents

    May 18 - 19, 2018

    newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival

    KST’s newMoves Contemporary Dance Festival shines a spotlight on contemporary dance and on new and established talent here and outside of the region. Launched in 2009, the festival plays a vital role in the local dance scene by fostering new works and connections and encouraging choreographers to take creative risks. Most of the works are new projects in development and/or are produced by early-career artists.

  • KST Presents

    May 25 - 26, 2018

    Blak Rapp M.A.D.U.S.A :: Mary’s Daughter – Memoirs of an Artivist

    Mary’s Daughter: Memoirs of an Artivist is a one woman play about the life and times of Melanie Carter, artistically known as the Hip Hop Artivist, Blak Rapp Madusa. An autobiographical satire filled drama that seeks to contextualize black women's lives as a complex interaction of identities and illustrate the intersecting issues of race gender, religion, activism and mass incarceration with hip hop as a lens to view cultural climate in which they exist.

  • KST Presents

    June 2, 2018

    10th Annual Full Bloom Summer Dance Party

    Put on your dancing shoes for Full Bloom, KST’s celebration of summer in the city. The annual benefit bash pulses with energy as visitors flock to East Liberty for live performances, food and drink from the best East End bars and restaurants, and a playlist of awesome dance music.