KC Dance Day

Enjoy our 4th annual KC Dance Day at the Bolender Center from 9:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. with FREE dance classes and FREE performances; even an open rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet dancers! The ever-popular 2 Guys & A Grill will be on the property from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. You may purchase a $6 meal ticket for your choice of a hamburger, hotdog or chicken breast, plus chips and a bottled water.

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

FREE Classes | Kids Dance Shows | World Dance Performances |
Local Dance Performances | KC Ballet Open Rehearsal

 


 

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE Classes
Classes start at 9:15 a.m. and continue until 4:45 p.m.

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

REGISTER ONLINE

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
ALL CLASSES 45 MINUTES
9:15 a.m. – Kids Creative Movement (Studio 5)
9:15 a.m. – Kids Ballet (Studio 6)
9:15 a.m. – Kids Pre-Ballet (Studio 4)
9:15 a.m. – Kids Creative Movement (Studio 7)
11:30 a.m. – Kids Creative Movement (Studio 5)
11:30 a.m. – Kids Pre-Ballet (Studio 4)
11:30 a.m. – Kids Creative Movement (Studio 7)
4:00 p.m. – Kids Ballet (Studio 4)

FREE Adult Dance Classes
ALL CLASSES 45 MINUTES
9:15 a.m. – Zumba (Studio 2)
10:30 a.m. – Beginning Ballet (Studio 2)
10:30 a.m. – Pilates Mat (Studio 5)
10:30 a.m. – Jazz (Studio 4)
10:30 a.m. – Yoga (Studio 7)
10:30 a.m. – Reformer Demo (Reformer Studio)
11:30 a.m. – Zumba (Studio 2)
12:30 p.m. – Beginning Ballet (Studio 2)
12:30 p.m. – Zumba (Studio 5)
12:30 p.m. – Hip Hop (Studio 4)
12:30 p.m. – Beginning Modern (Studio 7)
12:30 p.m. – Reformer Demo (Reformer Studio)
1:30 p.m. – Beginning Ballet (Studio 2)
1:30 p.m. – Beginning Contemporary (Studio 5)
1:30 p.m. – Beginning Tap (Studio 7)

FREE Multi-Cultural Classes
ALL CLASSES 45 MINUTES
1:30 p.m. – Mexican (Studio 4)
3:00 p.m. – Irish Step (Studio 4)
3:00 p.m. – Chinese (Studio 5)
3:00 p.m. – Hawaiian (Studio 7)
4:00 p.m. – Spanish (Studio 5)
4:00 p.m. – African (Studio 7)

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE Kids’ Dance Shows
Twenty minute performances 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
10:10 a.m. – Starlight Stars of Tomorrow
10:40 a.m. – Ailey Camp Kids
11:10 a.m. – Kansas City Youth Ballet

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE World Dance Performances
Fifteen minute performances 12:00 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.
12:10 p.m. – Mexico
12:35 p.m. – TBA
1:00 p.m. – China
1:25 p.m. – Ireland
1:50 p.m. – Hawaii
2:15 p.m. – Spain
2:40 p.m. – Africa
* Plus FREE Multi-Cultural Dance Classes starting at 1:30 p.m.

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE Local Dance Performances – KC’s Best
Twenty minute performances begin at 3:10 p.m.
3:10-3:30 p.m. Störling Dance Theater
3:40-4:00 p.m. TBA
4:10-4:30 p.m. Seamless
4:35-4:50 p.m. Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company
4:55-5:15 p.m. Allegro Ballroom

 

Photography: Jenny Wheat.

Open Rehearsal by artists of Kansas City Ballet and KCBII
5:30 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.

Followed by a brief “Meet the Artists of Kansas City Ballet” reception from 6:15 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. when dancers will be signing posters.

 

Sponsors
Kansas City Ballet is supported by the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund (NTDF).