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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.

Info coming soon!

Nutcracker matinees

Thurs., Dec. 7, 2017, at 10:30 a.m.
Wed., Dec. 13 at 10:30 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.

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; 1 adult/teacher chaperone is required to purchase a seat for every 10 students that attend. Reservations are made on a first come first serve basis and groups must have a minimum of 10.
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 seats

Please contact 816.216.5583 or

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.


March 2017

Kansas City Ballet’s Second Company dancers perform a 60-minute interactive dance program at your school. Narrated by dancers and KCB staff, this program is appropriate for elementary, middle, or high school students, presenting a diverse repertoire of classical to contemporary works, including excerpts from A Midsummer Night’s Dream, The Nutcracker, and The Sleeping Beauty.

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

Cost: Single lecture -demonstration, $700; Half-price for Title 1 schools ($350)

To Book a KCB II Lecture Demonstration in your school

Please contact 816.216.5609 or