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About Kansas City Ballet Guild

Are you looking for ways to get more involved with Kansas City Ballet? The Ballet Guild is a group of over 200 men and women whose purpose is to serve as advocates for dance and ballet in the Kansas City community, provide financial assistance to the Ballet, and have a great time with like minded people!

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Our programming is changing which means we meet both during the daytime and evening.  We have special presentations from guest choreographers, dancers and staff who share behind the scenes details of upcoming performances from music to costuming and staging.  We love to party and especially enjoy it when the dancers attend, too! We throw three highly attended luncheons every year (Fall Kick Off, Nutcracker and Spring Celebration). We see movies, get discounted tickets to other performing arts venues and generally enjoy meeting others who share our interests in the arts and in the Kansas City community. We have two levels of membership.

Guild Membership Levels

  • $50 Guild Member
  • $150 Guild Relevé Member

All members are encouraged to be a Kansas City Ballet season subscriber and attend the annual Ballet Bash.

Guild Fundraising

In 2016 members experienced a new Kansas City Ballet gala known as the Ballet Bash, presented by the Kansas City Ballet Guild. Guests were treated to the sounds of various musical acts and a variety of tasty foods and drinks at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity. Proceeds benefited both Kansas City Ballet and Kansas City Ballet School. Details coming soon for the 2017 event.

The Guild also sponsors and staffs the Nutcracker Boutique at all Kansas City Ballet Nutcracker performances. Must-have items for sale include KCB T-shirts, dance figurines, accessories, and gifts for little boys and girls! Net proceeds benefit the Kansas City Ballet. To register and volunteer, please visit our Volunteer Registration Center.

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guild UPCOMING events

3/9 | GUILD WATCH NIGHT
4:00pm-6:00pm at the Bolender Center

4/3 | GUILD BOOK CLUB
The movie night on 4/20 is held in conjunction with the KCB Guild Book Club review of “My Life” by Isadora Duncan on Monday, April 3 at 7:00 pm at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity. Contact Mark Sappington at mark.sappington@kutakrock.com if you would like to participate.

4/20 | FREE MOVIE NIGHT
“Isadora” starring Vanessa Redgrave
6 p.m. (movie starts at 6:30 p.m.)
This 1968 film of the modern dance pioneer Isadora Duncan, based on her biography “My Life,” details the performer’s tumultuous life. Redgrave received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actress for her portrayal. Join the Guild for this special screening in the intimate viewing space of the Musical Theater Heritage Located on level three of the Crown Center Shops. Appetizers and concessions available for purchase, including beer and wine. RSVP: barbnicely@gmail.com by April 10.

5/9 | GUILD SPRING LUNCHEON
11:30am-1:30pm

Plus monthly Guild membership meetings to engage more with the dance artform!

contact the guild

We would love to hear from you. Please email Ballet Guild President Mark Sappington at guild@kcballet.org for more information.

Guild Party for Three Musketeers at Le Fou Frog

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Guild’s Fall Luncheon at Kansas City Country Club

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