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Recent Kansas City Ballet press releases can be found below. For press inquiries, contact Publicist Ellen McDonald at 816.444.0052 or

January 9, 2017
Kansas City Ballet Presents New Moves Feb. 16-19

October 12, 2016
Record-Breaking, Critically Acclaimed The Nutcracker Returns Dec. 3-24

September 22, 2016
KC Ballet School Initiates Pilot Program; Launches Fulltime Training Opportunity

September 16, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Announces New Community Engagement and Education Manager April Berry

September 14, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Kicks Off Season with A Midsummer Night’s Dream

September 7, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Announces New Company Members and Artistic Staff Addition

September 1, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Guild Announces Bash, Benefactor Party and 2016 Pirouette Award Winner

August 25, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Announces 2016 Nutcracker Tickets on sale Aug. 29

August 17, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Announces 2016 KC Dance Day on Aug. 27

August 11, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Announces 2016-2017 Single Tickets On Sale

July 28, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Announces One-Day Sale on Nutcracker Tickets

July 26, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Announces Record-Breaking 2015-2016 Season

May 18, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Announces 2016 Gala Honorary Chairmen

April 15, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Concludes Season with Rite of Spring May 6-15

March 24, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Presents New Moves April 1-9

February 15, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Announces 59th Season

January 14, 2016
Kansas City Ballet Presents Swan Lake Feb. 19-28

October 14, 2015
Kansas City Ballet Presents World Premiere The Nutcracker Dec. 5-24

September 17, 2015
Kansas City Ballet Announces New Company Members

September 8, 2015
Kansas City Ballet Kicks Off 2015-2016 Season with The Three Musketeers Oct. 9-18

July 7, 2015
Kansas City Ballet Announces KC Dance Day 2015 on August 29th

April 6, 2015
Kansas City Ballet Closes Season with Dances Daring (Then and Now) May 8-17

February 18, 2015
Kansas City Ballet Presents “Giselle” March 13-22

January 26, 2015
Kansas City Ballet Announces 2015-2016 Season

January 6, 2015
Kansas City Ballet Presents “New Moves” Feb. 6-14

October 27, 2014
Kansas City Ballet Presents “The Nutcracker” Dec. 6-24

September 11, 2014
Kansas City Ballet Opens 2014-2015 Season with “Alice (in wonderland)”

September 9, 2014
Kansas City Ballet Announces Grace Holmes as New School Director

September 4, 2014
Kansas City Ballet New Artistic Staff and Company Dancers

August 5, 2014
KC Dance Day August 23rd

July 14, 2014
Kansas City Ballet 2014-2015 Calendar of Events

April 10, 2014
Ballet Master James Jordan Accepts Post as Ballet Master for Sarasota Ballet

April 7, 2014
KC Ballet’s Presents ‘Cinderella’ May 9-18 to Complete 56th Season

March 31, 2014 
KC Youth Ballet Presents Spring Concert April 11-13

March 3, 2014
KC Ballet’s Presents ‘New Moves’ Choreographic Showcase

January 14, 2014
Dracula Continues Kansas City Ballet’s 56th Season

October 23, 2013
Kansas City Ballet Presents The Nutcracker

September 10, 2013
Kansas City Ballet’s 56th Season Opens with Eclectic Fall Program Featuring Balanchine, Robbins, New Works, and a World Premiere

August 22, 2013
Kansas City Ballet Announces KCB II

May 24, 2013
Kansas City Ballet Announces New Artistic Director

April 3, 2013
Kansas City Ballet 55th Season Concludes with World Premiere of Karole Armitage’s Energy Made Visible with music Performed by KC Jazz Legend, Bobby Watson

March 6, 2013
Kansas City Youth Ballet Presents Spring Concert 2013 at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity

February 11, 2013
Kansas City Ballet’s 55th Season Continues with William Whitener’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

February 4, 2013
Kansas City Ballet Celebrates “The Nutcracker Ball” December 6, 2013

January 27, 2013
“Dracula” and “Cinderella” Highlight Kansas City Ballet’s 2013-2014 Season at Kauffman Center for the Performing Art

January 23, 2013
Kansas City Ballet’s Presents ‘At the Bolender Center’ FREE First Friday Event Feb. 1

January 16, 2013
Kansas City Ballet’s Presents “Dancers Making Dances” Choreographic Workshop Feb. 23 and March 1 at the Bolender Center