KC Dance Day

August 26, 2017

Enjoy our 7th annual KC Dance Day at the Bolender Center from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with FREE dance classes and FREE performances; even an open rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet dancers! Lunch will be served from 11:00 am to 3:00 p.m. by Two Guys & a Grill. You may purchase a $6 meal ticket your choice of a hamburger, veggie burger, hotdog, or chicken breast plus chips and bottled water.

All events take place at the TODD BOLENDER CENTER, 500 W. PERSHING, just west of Union Station. get map

Between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. we will offer a complimentary shuttle trolley from the parking at the Union Station Garage to the Bolender Center. There is a charge for parking at Union Station.

FREE Classes | Youth Dance Performances | World Dance Performances
Local Dance Performances | KC Ballet Open Rehearsal

 


 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE Classes

Everyone taking classes must register. Register online below.

Online Class Registration

Parent/guardians must register for children under 18 years of age. Only one registration per participant/family is needed.

At KC Dance Day, you will receive a wristband that will allow you access into any free class offering. For classes, just wear exercise clothes/shoes and arrive at the Bolender Center 15 minutes before class time to check-in and get your wristband.

FREE Children’s Dance Classes

Ages 2-4 with an Adult: Dance with Me
Ages 3-5: Dance-A-Story, Creative Movement (Girls and Boys), Boys on the Move
Ages 6-7: Pre-Ballet (Girls and Boys), Boys on the Move
Ages 8-11: Kids Ballet, Kids Hip Hop, Kids Jazz

ALL CLASSES 45 MINUTES
9:15 a.m. – Dance-A-Story (Studio 4)
9:15 a.m. – Pre-Ballet (Studio 5)
9:15 a.m. – Kids Ballet (Studio 6)
9:15 a.m. – Kids Hip Hop (Studio 7)
10:15 a.m. – Creative Movement (Studio 4)
10:15 a.m. – Pre-Ballet (Studio 5)
10:15 a.m. – Kids Ballet (Studio 6)
10:15 a.m. – Boys on the Move (Studio 7)
11:15 a.m. – Dance with Me (Studio 1, 30 minutes, Ages 2-4 with an Adult)
11:15 a.m. – Creative Movement (Studio 6)
12:15 p.m. – Kids Jazz (Studio 6)
1:15 p.m. – Kids Ballet (Studio 6)

FREE Adult Dance Classes

Ages 12 and up, all skill levels welcome
ALL CLASSES 45 MINUTES

9:15 a.m. – Zumba (Studio 1)
9:15 a.m. – Ballet (Studio 2)
10:15 a.m. – Hip Hop (Studio 1)
10:15 a.m. – Ballet (Studio 2)
10:15 a.m. – Pilates Reformer Demo (meet in Lobby)
11:15 a.m. – Zumba (Studio 2)
11:15 a.m. – Tap (Studio 7)
12:15 p.m. – Contemporary (Studio 2)
12:15 p.m. – Zumba (Studio 4)
12:15 p.m. – Flamenco (Studio 7)
12:15 p.m. – Pilates Reformer Demo (meet in Lobby)
1:15 p.m. – Jazz (Studio 2)
1:15 p.m. – Ballet (Studio 4)
1:15 p.m. – Contemporary (Studio 7)
2:15 p.m. – Modern (Studio 2)
2:15 p.m. – Jazz (Studio 6)
2:15 p.m. – Pilates Mat (Studio 7, please bring your own mat)
3:15 p.m. – Ballet (Studio 2)
3:15 p.m. – Modern (Studio 6)
3:15 p.m. – Hip Hop (Studio 7)
3:15 p.m. – Pilates Reformer Demo (meet in Lobby)
4:15 p.m. – Hip Hop (Studio 2)
4:15 p.m. – Ballet (Studio 6)
4:15 p.m. – Tap (Studio 7)

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE youth Dance performances

Twenty minute performances starting at 12:00 p.m.
12:05 p.m. – AileyCamp The Group
12:30 p.m. – Kansas City Youth Ballet
12:55 p.m. – UMKC Conservatory Dance Ensemble

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE World Dance Performances

Fifteen minute performances starting at 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. – Chinese Dance Group
1:50 p.m. – Nritya School of Indian Dance (East India)
2:10 p.m. – Olé (Spain)
2:30 p.m. – The Driscoll School of Irish Dance (Ireland)

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE Local Dance Performances – KC’s Best

Short performances starting at 3:00 p.m.
3:05 p.m. – Störling Dance Theater
3:25 p.m. – Seamless Dance Theatre
3:45 p.m. – Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company
4:05 p.m. – The Billie Mahoney Dance Troupe
4:25 p.m. – Defy Dance Project
4:40 p.m. – Allegro Ballroom

Order of appearance and times are subject to change.

 

Open Rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Watch Kansas City Ballet and Second Company dancers in the Michael and Ginger Frost Studio Theater. Followed by a brief “Meet the Artists of Kansas City Ballet” from 5:45-6:00 p.m.

 

Sponsors
KC Dance Day is supported in part by the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund (NTDF).