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win17_prod_img-smthe Sleeping Beauty

March 31-April 9, 2017
Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

This romantic and tender tale is told with glittering dances, vibrant storybook characters and one of the most beloved grand pas de deux in all of ballet. This family-friendly ballet is a Kansas City premiere and sure to sell out.

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KCYB Spring Performance

April 21-23, 2017
Michael and Ginger Frost Studio Theater | Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity

Kansas City Youth Ballet (KCYB) will present Giselle for its Spring Performance 2017.  KCYB is the performing ensemble of the Kansas City Ballet School.

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DANCE SPEAKS

April 28, 2017, 6:00-7:15 p.m.
Michael and Ginger Frost Studio Theater | Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity

Restaging a Ballet: Roles, Rules and Responsibilities
As part of Kansas City Ballet’s commitment to engage the community-at-large, we are offering a unique lecture series called Dance Speaks. This series is intended to provide in-depth, behind-the-scenes insight into the creative process choreographers and dancers embark on before the curtain rises. This Dance Speaks will feature Judith Fugate (stager for George Balanchine’s Theme and Variations) and Maria “Maiqui” Manosa (stager for Val Caniparoli’s The Lottery). Tickets cost $20 and are on sale now.

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spr17_prod_img-smdirector’s choice

May 12-21, 2017
Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Kansas City Ballet’s spring production is a showcase of Kansas City Premieres for both new and venerable choreographic masters. Jerome Robbins’ exuberant, jazz-infused Interplay, Val Caniparoli’s suspenseful The Lottery, based on Shirley Jackson’s “The Lottery” about a small town’s shocking annual ritual, and George Balanchine’s epitome of classical ballet Theme and Variations all combine to make for a memorable evening in the theatre.

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KCB School Spring Performance

May 18, 2017
Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

This year’s Kansas City Ballet School (KCBS) Spring Performance is Thursday, May 18 at 7:00 p.m. at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. This performance features students from both the Downtown and Johnson County campuses. Faculty and guest teachers have staged a diverse evening with students from Level 2 through the Kansas City Ballet 2nd Company Trainee dancers.

Tickets Required: $20-30 adults, $10 for children 12 years old and under. All tickets are reserved seating. Single tickets on sale now. Order online below or call the Kansas City Ballet Box Office at 816.931.8993.

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Romeo & Juliet

October 13-22, 2017
Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

William Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy ranks among the world’s most enduring stories. Artistic Director Devon Carney brings us his interpretation of this classic masterpiece with soaring choreography and sweeping characters.

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the Nutcracker

Presented by Bank of America
December 7-24, 2017
Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Following its Kennedy Center premiere in Washington, D.C., Devon Carney’s acclaimed holiday production returns to KC for its third season. The classic, Victorian-era story by E.T.A. Hoffman featuring Clara, the Prince and Dr. Drosselmeier completely reimagined with exquisite costumes by Holly Hynes, grand sets by Alain Vaës and captivating choreography by Artistic Director Devon Carney.

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new moves

February 15-18, 2018
Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

Michael and Ginger Frost Studio Theatre | Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity

New Moves is the chance for audiences to see Kansas City Ballet company and tomorrow’s sought after choreographers in an up-close, intimate space. Feel the athleticism, beauty, power and passion of never before seen new creations out on the edge!

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Diamonds

Anniversary Dance Festival – Week 1 Subscribers
April 6-8, 2018
Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

In the first weekend of Kansas City Ballet’s Celebration of Dance, you’ll enjoy three ballets including a KC premiere by Matthew Neenan. George Balanchine’s Diamonds is the third and final ballet of Balanchine’s Jewels and is a glorious culmination of beauty and elegance. Jirí Kylián’s Petite Mort passionately depicts the vulnerability of our lives and is an absolute “must see.”

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THE MAN IN BLACK

Anniversary Dance Festival – Week 2 Subscribers
April 13-15, 2018
Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

In the second weekend of Kansas City Ballet’s Celebration of Dance, you’ll enjoy three ballets including a world premiere by Andrea Schermoly. Flannel shirts, cowboy boots and jeans never looked so good in this tribute to rockabilly, Johnny Cash. James Kudelka’s hit ballet, The Man In Black, is an ode to the human spirit and a unique blend of country-western dance. The music of techno master Moby is the backdrop for Stanton Welch’s Play which depicts the daily routines of our lives.

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THE WIZARD OF OZ

May 11-20, 2018
Muriel Kauffman Theatre | Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

From Septime Webre, creator of Alice (in wonderland), comes the world premiere of L. Frank Baum’s acclaimed story of family, friendship and courage. Join Dorothy on her fantastical journey to the Emerald City.

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