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Kansas City Ballet shares the joy of dance with students of all ages


Romeo & Juliet matinee

Thurs., Oct. 19, 2017 at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City MO 64108
Fee:  All seats $12
Audience: Recommended for Middle School, High School and College Students. For school groups at this special rate one adult/teacher chaperone is required to purchase a seat for every 10 students that attend.
Seating at 10:00 a.m.

William Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy ranks among the world’s most enduring stories. Artistic Director Devon Carney brings us his interpretation of this classic masterpiece with soaring choreography and sweeping characters. Don’t miss out on one of the most popular ballets in the world to music by Sergei Prokofiev, performed live by Kansas City Symphony! Specially discounted for schools!

Did my heart love ‘til now? – William Shakespeare

Romeo & Juliet online multi-media Cue Sheets are accessible by password for teachers bringing students to the Romeo & Juliet Matinee.

Reservations are made on a first come first serve basis and groups must have a minimum of 10.

To reserve your seats today, please contact aberry@kcballet.org or call 816.216.5583

Nutcracker matinees

Thurs., Dec. 7, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. or Wed., Dec. 13 at 10:30 a.m.
Location: Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, 1601 Broadway, Kansas City, MO 64108
Fee:  All seats $12
Audience: Recommended for 2nd grade and older. For school groups at this special rate one adult/teacher chaperone is required to purchase a seat for every 10 students that attend.
Seating at 10:00 a.m.

Bring your students to Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney’s production of this favorite holiday classic. Carney created a traditional yet boisterous, adventurous, and re-imagined production. A two-act ballet based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s story— featuring vibrant costumes, elaborate scenery, and stunning sets, this classic tale tells the timeless story of Clara, the Mouse King and her Nutcracker Prince.

Online Nutcracker Study Guide: Multimedia guides are accessible by password for teachers bringing students to Nutcracker Matinees.

Reservations are made on a first come first serve basis and groups must have a minimum of 10.

To reserve your seats today, please contact aberry@kcballet.org or call 816.216.5583

Inclement Weather Policy
Due to the varying weather policies of area schools planning to attend our student matinee performances, Kansas City Ballet will offer an alternate opportunity to attend a ballet performance or educational program in the event that a school is unable to attend their scheduled performance.  Refunds will be given only in the event of cancellation of a performance by Kansas City Ballet.


LECTURE DEMONSTRATIONS

Kansas City Ballet’s Second Company performs a 60-minute interactive dance program at your school. Narrated by the dancers and Kansas City Ballet staff, this performance program is appropriate for elementary, middle, or high schools. Dancers perform a diverse repertoire of classic and contemporary works, including excerpts from Kansas City Ballet’s current season. Available select weeks in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018.

Space Requirements: Stage, Gym, or Large Multi-Purpose room

For Cost or to Book a Second Company Lecture Demonstration in your School contact

816.216.5583 or aberry@kcballet.org