Jazz St. Louis is of the many Missouri arts organizations that have creatively adapted their events to virtual.

Creative Missouri

Missouri arts organizations and artists have made a myriad of creative moves to keep the arts going during COVID-19. Mark your calendar for these limited-time-only happenings! Enjoy dance and theater performances, concerts, movies, artist conversations and more, streaming on platforms like Facebook and Zoom.

For even more virtual arts experiences, check our website here for ongoing resources without expiration dates.

If you are a Missouri artist or organization, tell us about your virtual event! This listing is only for online events, but events that have both online and live components are eligible. You do not need to be a Missouri Arts Council grant recipient or a nonprofit organization to be included.

Sunday, November 22 – Saturday, November 28

SOME FILMS AND EVENTS FREE
Sunday, November 22
29th Annual Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival
• CINEMA ST. LOUIS
Final day of the finest in world cinema: international films, documentaries, American indies, and shorts. Access to most programs is restricted to Missouri and Illinois, but select programs are available in the full U.S. or throughout the world. Check the listings at Cinema St. Louis or the Eventive Virtual Festival Catalog. Special events—opening night, closing night awards, New Filmmakers Forum roundtable, and master classes—are offered as livestreams at specific times/dates. $10 individual tickets, $8 students and CSL members. $45 five-film pass ($35 CSL members), $85 10-film pass ($75 members), all-access pass ($150 ($125 members).

Sunday, November 22 through Monday, November 30
“Lemp Legends”
• BIG MUDDY DANCE COMPANY | St. Louis
A reimagined rendition of the tale of the Lemp family, St. Louis’ infamous beer kings, taking the audience on a haunted behind-the-scenes tour of their loves, tragedies, and scandals. $20.

Saturday, November 28 through Sunday, January 3
“A Christmas Carol”
• SPRINGFIELD CONTEMPORARY THEATRE
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to new life as Tony Award® winner Jefferson Mays plays over 50 roles in a virtuosic master-class of a performance. This theatrical achievement comes from the haunting vision of one of Broadway’s most imaginative directors, Michael Arden (Tony-winning Best Revival, “Once on this Island”). Staged exclusively for this production and captured live, this streaming event conjures the powerful spirits of Christmas and brings all the magic of live theater home for the holidays. $50.

Saturday, November 28, 7 p.m.
(also Sunday, November 29, 3 p.m.)
“Taking Flight: Avian Ballets”
• DAYSPRING ARTS & EDUCATION | St. Louis
A livestreaming performance soaring with birds from historical ballets plus new works! Performed by the students of DaySpring’s dance department, this family-friendly production includes excerpts from well-known ballets and operas including “Swan Lake” and “The Magic Flute,” a full-length performance of Stravinsky’s “Firebird,” a contemporary twist on Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven,” and much more. $25.

Sunday, November 29 – Saturday, December 5

Sunday, November 29 through Monday, November 30
“Lemp Legends”
• BIG MUDDY DANCE COMPANY | St. Louis
Final days for a reimagined rendition of the tale of the Lemp family, St. Louis’ infamous beer kings, taking the audience on a haunted behind-the-scenes tour of their loves, tragedies, and scandals. $20.

Sunday, November 29 through Sunday, January 3
“A Christmas Carol”
• SPRINGFIELD CONTEMPORARY THEATRE
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to new life as Tony Award® winner Jefferson Mays plays over 50 roles in a virtuosic master-class of a performance. This theatrical achievement comes from the haunting vision of one of Broadway’s most imaginative directors, Michael Arden (Tony-winning Best Revival, “Once on this Island”). Staged exclusively for this production and captured live, this streaming event conjures the powerful spirits of Christmas and brings all the magic of live theater home for the holidays. $50.

Sunday, November 29, 3 p.m.
“Taking Flight: Avian Ballets”
• DAYSPRING ARTS & EDUCATION | St. Louis
A livestreaming performance soaring with birds from historical ballets plus new works! Performed by the students of DaySpring’s dance department, this family-friendly production includes excerpts from well-known ballets and operas including “Swan Lake” and “The Magic Flute,” a full-length performance of Stravinsky’s “Firebird,” a contemporary twist on Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven,” and much more. $25.

Sunday, December 6 – Saturday, December 12

Sunday, December 6 through Sunday, January 3
“A Christmas Carol”
• SPRINGFIELD CONTEMPORARY THEATRE
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to new life as Tony Award® winner Jefferson Mays plays over 50 roles in a virtuosic master-class of a performance. This theatrical achievement comes from the haunting vision of one of Broadway’s most imaginative directors, Michael Arden (Tony-winning Best Revival, “Once on this Island”). Staged exclusively for this production and captured live, this streaming event conjures the powerful spirits of Christmas and brings all the magic of live theater home for the holidays. $50.

Monday, December 7, 7:30 p.m.
“Holiday Celebration” concert
• CHAMBER MUSIC SOCIETY OF ST. LOUIS
A seasonal musical celebration. Enjoy an online “Meet & Greet” after the performance. Livestreamed from the Sheldon Concert Hall. Pillsbury Cookie Concert. To order tickets, check here. $39.

FREE FOR STUDENTS 
Friday, December 11, 7:30 p.m.
(also Monday, December 14, 7 p.m.)
“Peace and Joy” concert
• TE DEUM | Kansas City
Te Deum’s 3rd annual Christmas concert, livestreaming for 2020, will be more intimate than ever. The choir has divided into two 12-voice ensembles to rehearse and record new, meaningful pieces to bring you the beauty, warmth, and joy of Christmas. $10 single-user ticket, $20 multi-user ticket, students free with ID.

FREE 
Saturday, December 12, 7 p.m.
“Nutcracker Extravaganza”
• SAINT LOUIS BALLET
This fully-produced new version of a treasured holiday tradition includes favorite Saint Louis Ballet dances and scenes from years gone by, interspersed with newly set “Nutcracker” performances by our 2020-21 dancers, plus behind-the-scenes interviews and special “Nutcracker” fun.

Sunday, December 13 – Saturday, December 19

Sunday, December 13 through Sunday, January 3
“A Christmas Carol”
• SPRINGFIELD CONTEMPORARY THEATRE
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to new life as Tony Award® winner Jefferson Mays plays over 50 roles in a virtuosic master-class of a performance. This theatrical achievement comes from the haunting vision of one of Broadway’s most imaginative directors, Michael Arden (Tony-winning Best Revival, “Once on this Island”). Staged exclusively for this production and captured live, this streaming event conjures the powerful spirits of Christmas and brings all the magic of live theater home for the holidays. $50.

FREE
Sunday, December 13, 2 p.m.
“Nutcracker Extravaganza”
• SAINT LOUIS BALLET
This fully-produced new version of a treasured holiday tradition includes favorite Saint Louis Ballet dances and scenes from years gone by, interspersed with newly set “Nutcracker” performances by our 2020-21 dancers, plus behind-the-scenes interviews and special “Nutcracker” fun.

FREE FOR STUDENTS 
Monday, December 14, 7 p.m.
“Peace and Joy” concert
• TE DEUM | Kansas City
Te Deum’s 3rd annual Christmas concert, livestreaming for 2020, will be more intimate than ever. The choir has divided into two 12-voice ensembles to rehearse and record new, meaningful pieces to bring you the beauty, warmth, and joy of Christmas. $10 single-user ticket, $20 multi-user ticket, students free with ID.

FREE
Saturday, December 19, 7 p.m.
“Nutcracker Extravaganza”
• SAINT LOUIS BALLET
This fully-produced new version of a treasured holiday tradition includes favorite Saint Louis Ballet dances and scenes from years gone by, interspersed with newly set “Nutcracker” performances by our 2020-21 dancers, plus behind-the-scenes interviews and special “Nutcracker” fun.

Sunday, December 20 – Saturday, December 26

Sunday, December 20 through Sunday, January 3
“A Christmas Carol”
• SPRINGFIELD CONTEMPORARY THEATRE
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to new life as Tony Award® winner Jefferson Mays plays over 50 roles in a virtuosic master-class of a performance. This theatrical achievement comes from the haunting vision of one of Broadway’s most imaginative directors, Michael Arden (Tony-winning Best Revival, “Once on this Island”). Staged exclusively for this production and captured live, this streaming event conjures the powerful spirits of Christmas and brings all the magic of live theater home for the holidays. $50.

FREE
Sunday, December 20, 2 p.m.
“Nutcracker Extravaganza”
• SAINT LOUIS BALLET
This fully-produced new version of a treasured holiday tradition includes favorite Saint Louis Ballet dances and scenes from years gone by, interspersed with newly set “Nutcracker” performances by our 2020-21 dancers, plus behind-the-scenes interviews and special “Nutcracker” fun. Your free ticket links you to the performance’s livestreamed premiere.

FREE
Monday, December 21 through Wednesday, December 23, any time 24/7
“Nutcracker Extravaganza”
• SAINT LOUIS BALLET
This fully-produced new version of a treasured holiday tradition includes favorite Saint Louis Ballet dances and scenes from years gone by, interspersed with newly set “Nutcracker” performances by our 2020-21 dancers, plus behind-the-scenes interviews and special “Nutcracker” fun. Your free ticket links you to the streamed performance any time 24/7 between December 21 and 23.

Wednesday, December 23, 7 p.m.
Christmas Candlelight Concert
• BACH SOCIETY OF SAINT LOUIS
A beloved holiday tradition since 1951, reimagined to come into your own home. This festive, memorable program features favorite carols and classic works that reflect on Christmas. VIP Experiences include a live pre-show, interactive engagement during the concert, and home-delivered treats and champagne toasts. Presented by Emerson and sponsored in part by Ameren.  $15 general admission, $75-$150 VIP Experiences (VIP begin at 6:30 p.m.).

Sunday, December 27 – Saturday, January 2

Sunday, December 27 through Sunday, January 3
“A Christmas Carol”
• SPRINGFIELD CONTEMPORARY THEATRE
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to new life as Tony Award® winner Jefferson Mays plays over 50 roles in a virtuosic master-class of a performance. This theatrical achievement comes from the haunting vision of one of Broadway’s most imaginative directors, Michael Arden (Tony-winning Best Revival, “Once on this Island”). Staged exclusively for this production and captured live, this streaming event conjures the powerful spirits of Christmas and brings all the magic of live theater home for the holidays. $50.

Sunday, January 3 – Saturday, January 9

Sunday, January 3
“A Christmas Carol”
• SPRINGFIELD CONTEMPORARY THEATRE
The timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge comes to new life as Tony Award® winner Jefferson Mays plays over 50 roles in a virtuosic master-class of a performance. This theatrical achievement comes from the haunting vision of one of Broadway’s most imaginative directors, Michael Arden (Tony-winning Best Revival, “Once on this Island”). Staged exclusively for this production and captured live, this streaming event conjures the powerful spirits of Christmas and brings all the magic of live theater home for the holidays. $50.