Volunteers Needed. Apply Now!

Volunteers are ready to sell food tickets and answer questions at a past KC Dance Day. Photography by Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios
Volunteers are ready to sell food tickets and answer questions at a past KC Dance Day. Photography by Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

This year Kansas City Ballet will open their doors for the seventh annual KC Dance Day. This FREE event includes dance classes and local dance performances for all ages—even an open rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet dancers! And every year, around 2,000 eager Kansas Citians are expected over the course of the day.

It’s a big task to pull off this event. All KC Ballet staff are on hand over the course of the day helping to make sure everyone has a great time, but even more help is needed. Each year more than 40 volunteers are required throughout the day to ensure success.

A group of volunteers stuff items into KCB goody bags that are handed out free to attendees. Photography by Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios
A group of volunteers stuff items into KCB goody bags that are handed out free to attendees. Photography by Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

“We simply couldn’t do it without our amazing volunteers,” says Rene Horne, Kansas City Ballet’s Manager of Events and Volunteers. “These people give in a big way. They donate their time to help Kansas City Ballet share the love of dance with our community, many of whom have never been to our building, taken a dance class or seen a performance. The energy in the building on Dance Day is electric.”

Even so, with little more than a week until the big day, there are still volunteer shifts available, especially during peak hours of 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. So, we are reaching out to recruit more amazing volunteers looking to help their community.

Volunteer Now

Those interested will need to:

  • Create a volunteer account, by clicking here. It takes less than five minutes.
  • Once an account is created, visit this page and click on the “Volunteer Registration Center” link under “Join Us” to sign in.
  • After signing in, click on the “Help Wanted” symbol on August 26 and pick a shift.

For a schedule of classes or events or for more information about KC Dance Day, click here.

KC Dance Day: August 26, 2017

KC Dance Day 2017. Photography by Brett Pruitt.
KC Dance Day 2017. Photography by Brett Pruitt.

Kansas City Ballet prepares to host their 7th annual KC Dance Day event on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity.

Enjoy 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 and a Grill. You may purchase a $6 meal ticket in the lobby for your choice of a hamburger, veggie burger, hot dog, 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.

You can register online here.