Review: THE NUTCRACKER at Kansas City Ballet

Here in Kansas City are fortunate enough to have a company that not only excels in their interpretation of THE NUTCRACKER but is also lead by an artistic director who clearly understands the importance of paying tribute to a classic.

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Eight Shows to See In December

December is, undoubtedly, one of the most festive times of the year and there is no shortage of art to celebrate the season, but that’s not all Kansas City has to offer this month.

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Kansas City Ballet Announces Changes to 2018 Lineup

Kansas City Ballet’s Executive Director Jeffrey J. Bentley has announced a change to the 2018 lineup.

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Kansas City Ballet Powers Through Difficult SLEEPING BEAUTY

Ballet, as we all know somewhere in the more practical recesses, is extremely difficult. Unlike other athletic feats, we as an audience want to believe in the moment that it’s not hard. We want to be convinced for the most part that, if given the right shoes and a fancy costume, we could make a go at this ourselves.

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KC Ballet Announces 60th Season & Kennedy Center Appearance
KCB Dancers Danielle Bausinger, Michael Davis, Dillon Malinski, and Gustavo Ribeiro. Photo by Kenny Johnson. Artistic Director Devon Carney recently announced the Kansas City Ballet’s 60th anniversary season which includes the world premiere’s of Devon Carney’s ROMEO & JULIET, Septime Webre’s THE WIZARD OF OZ, the return of NEW... Read more
KC Ballet’s NEW MOVES Furthers the Evolution of Dance and Community

Young choreographers — females especially — have seen less opportunity in years past, but this is changing, and KCB’s efforts to promote and encourage new and diverse ballet choreographers is exciting.

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KC Ballet Sets NEW MOVES Choreographers
Pictured: Yuri Yanowsky. Photo courtesy of the Kansas City Ballet.   Artistic Director Devon Carney and the Kansas City Ballet have announced the choreographers chosen for NEW MOVES, a performance event designed to search out, develop and showcase emerging choreographers, both from the national dance scene as well as... Read more
Kansas City Ballet Offers SLEEPING BEAUTY Discount

Kansas City Ballet has announced 50% off select performances of their spring production SLEEPING BEAUTY.

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11 Kansas City Arts Organizations Awarded NEA Grants

For its first major grant funding round of fiscal year 2017, the National Endowment for the Arts, headed by NEA Chairman Jane Chu, announced more than $30 million will be awarded to nonprofit organizations and individuals across the country for grants in the areas of Art Works, Art Works: Creativity Connects, Challenge America, and Creative Writing Fellowships.

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Four Shows To Put On Your Kid-Friendly Holiday To-Do List
KCB School Students and Natalia DaSilva as Clara. Photography by Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios. Looking for family-friendly entertainment this holiday season? There is definitely no shortage of shows to see in Kansas City, so we’ve narrowed it down to our top four suggestions that are sure to... Read more
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