Community Events


Recent & Upcoming Events:


Osher Potpouri Arts Session

Friday, September 22nd 9:30-11am

Moss Building, 1905 Hillcrest Dr, Columbia, MO 65201

In a class led by Artistic Director Karen Mareck Grundy and Rehearsal Director Sophia Meyers, participants embark on an immersive journey into the world of Mareck Dance, gaining profound insights into the life of professional dancers. Under the guidance of Grundy, the founder of Mareck Dance, the class delves deep into technique, artistry, and the physical demands of the profession. Participants experience a condensed version of a dancer’s daily routine, engaging in rigorous warm-ups and meticulously refining choreography. Grundy will share invaluable insights into the multifaceted nature of choreographic creativity and the diverse approaches that can shape its artistic expression. As a captivating culmination, participants are treated to an excerpt from one of Mareck Dance’s current pieces, where the seamless movements of the dancers leave them spellbound. Through this extraordinary class, led by the visionary Artistic Director Karen Mareck Grundy, students not only acquire technical and artistic understanding but also develop a profound appreciation for the passion and discipline that define every awe-inspiring Mareck Dance performance. The class will culminate with an engaging Q&A session, providing participants with a unique opportunity to interact with members of the esteemed Mareck Dance company.


First Friday Collab with Mareck Dance and Kate Gray

Friday, October 6th 6pm-9pm

Orr Street Studios,106 Orr St, Columbia, MO 65201

Join Us for First Friday in the North Village Arts District: Experience Kate Gray’s Art Installation with Dance Performances by Mareck Dance and Live Music by Ruth Acuff



COMO 411 presents: The Bridgerton Ball 2023

Thursday, October 19th, 7:00pm

The Atrium, 22 North 10th Street Columbia, MO 65201

Calling the Ladies and Lords of Columbia! Prepare to be swept off your feet as we transport you to the enchanting world of Bridgerton at our VERY OWN Bridgerton-themed Ball! Enjoy a one of a kind inaugural interactive event experience, where partial proceeds benefit local non-profits focused on the arts. This event is curated in true Bridgerton fashion, from the aesthetic and food to the live entertainment. Guests will take part in a night of regency put on by The COMO 411 and their trusted friends.



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