STAGES St. Louis is the region’s foremost not-for-profit company committed to preserving and advancing the art form of Musical Theatre through excellence in performance and education. In 2021, STAGES celebrates its 35th Anniversary Season of producing Broadway-quality theatre, presenting 140 performances from June through October to nearly 50,000 patrons.
In 2021, STAGES will be performing at its new home in the brand new state-of-the-art Ross Family Theatre at the Kirkwood Performing Arts Center.
STAGES employs the best Musical Theatre artists available regionally and nationally for all productions. By holding auditions in St. Louis and New York, STAGES is able to attract not only Broadway talent, but also further its commitment to support professional St. Louis actors, providing nearly 450 union work weeks annually. In addition to being the top regional employer of local union actors, STAGES educates thousands of students each year at its Performing Arts Academy, the region’s only year-round arts school with a comprehensive curriculum run by a professional theatre company.
Excellence: by holding ourselves to the highest standards.
Education: by creating arts enthusiasts through active participation.
Community: by programming the arts with community involvement in mind.
Diversity: by providing arts access to traditionally underserved communities.