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KC Dance Day
August 24, 2019
Enjoy our 9th annual KC Dance Day at the Bolender Center from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. with FREE dance classes and FREE performances; even an open rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet dancers! All events take place at the TODD BOLENDER CENTER, 500 W. PERSHING, just west of Union Station.
October 11-20, 2019
Featuring Carmina Burana, Tulips & Lobster and Petal
The Nutcracker Ball
November 23, 2019
Don’t miss the most festive party in town — the Ballet Guild’s 52nd annual Nutcracker Ball at InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza. The Ball benefits Kansas City Ballet and celebrates the Ballet’s holiday classic The Nutcracker. The evening begins with an enchanting cocktail hour accompanied by endless Christmas goodies, followed by a delicious three-course meal and a behind-the-scenes VIP performance by Kansas City Ballet dancers. Dance all night at Kansas City’s premier holiday event!
December 5-24, 2019
Sugar Plum Fairy Children’s Ball
December 7, 2019
Join the enchanting Sugar Plum Fairy and her friends as they entertain you at the Muehlebach Tower of the Marriot in downtown Kansas City at 10:30 a.m. for a morning full of magic. Each child will receive a complimentary photo with the Sugar Plum Fairy and delight in complimentary face painting. Guests will enjoy shopping for holiday gifts at the toy shoppe or our fun silent auction, and will dine on a delicious three-course luncheon. Following the ball, guests will attend the matinee performance of Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney’s The Nutcracker at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
February 14-23, 2020
March 26-29, 2020
May 8-17, 2020
Featuring Celts, Serenade and Wunderland