August 25, 2018

Enjoy our 8th 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, including an open rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet company!

NEW THIS YEAR! Everyone attending KC Dance Day must register.

REGISTER ONLINE

Parent/guardians must register for children under 18 years of age. Only one registration per participant/family is needed.


SCHEDULE

FREE Classes | Youth Dance Performances | World Dance Performances
Local Dance Performances | KC Ballet Open Rehearsal


IMPORTANT DETAILS

Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. by Two Guys and a Grill. You may purchase a $8 meal ticket in the lobby for your choice of a hamburger, veggie burger, hotdog, or chicken breast plus chips and bottled water. In addition, the Tropical Sno Shaved Ice Truck will be onsite from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (lunch price does not include a snow cone).

All events take place at the TODD BOLENDER CENTER, 500 W. PERSHING, just west of Union Station. get map

Between 9:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. we will offer a complimentary shuttle trolley from the parking at the Union Station Garage to the Bolender Center. There is a charge for parking at Union Station.

At KC Dance Day, you will receive a wristband that will allow you access into all the free offerings. For classes, just wear exercise clothes/shoes and arrive at the Bolender Center 15 minutes before class time to check-in and get your wristband.


Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE Classes

FREE Children’s Dance Classes

ALL CLASSES 45 MINUTES
9:15 a.m. – Ballet, ages 6 to 8 (Studio 5)
9:15 a.m. – Ballet, ages 3 to 5 (Studio 6)
9:15 a.m. – Hip Hop, ages 9 to 12 (Studio 7)
10:15 a.m. – Ballet, ages 6 to 8 (Studio 5)
10:15 a.m. – Ballet, ages 9 to 12 (Studio 6)
10:15 a.m. – Ballet, ages 3 to 5 (Studio 7)
11:15 a.m. – Dance with Me, ages 2 to 4 with an adult (Studio 1, 30 minutes)
11:15 a.m. – Jazz, ages 9 to 12 (Studio 5)
11:15 p.m. – Boys Ballet, ages 3 to 8 (Studio 6)
12:15 p.m. – Ballet, ages 9 to 12 (Studio 5)
12:15 p.m. – Dance-a-Story, ages 3 to 5 (Studio 6)

FREE Adult Dance Classes

Ages 12 and up, all skill levels welcome
ALL CLASSES 45 MINUTES

9:15 a.m. – Ballet (Studio 1)
9:15 a.m. – WERQ Dance Fitness (Studio 3)
10:15 a.m. – Hip Hop (Studio 1)
10:15 a.m. – Ballet (Studio 3)
10:15 a.m. – Pilates Reformer Demo (meet in Lobby)
11:15 a.m. – Ballet (Studio 3)
11:15 a.m. – Tap (Studio 7)
12:15 p.m. – Contemporary (Studio 3)
12:15 p.m. – Flamenco (Studio 7)
12:15 p.m. – Pilates Reformer Demo (meet in Lobby)
1:15 p.m. – Jazz (Studio 3)
1:15 p.m. – Ballet (Studio 6)
1:15 p.m. – Contemporary (Studio 7)
2:15 p.m. – Modern (Studio 3)
2:15 p.m. – Jazz (Studio 6)
2:15 p.m. – Tap (Studio 7)
3:15 p.m. – Hip Hop (Studio 3)
3:15 p.m. – Ballet (Studio 6)
3:15 p.m. – Modern (Studio 7)
3:15 p.m. – Pilates Reformer Demo (meet in Lobby)
4:15 p.m. – Ballet (Studio 3)
4:15 p.m. – Hip Hop (Studio 6)
4:15 p.m. – Tap (Studio 7)

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE youth Dance performances

Fifteen minute performances starting at 12:00 p.m.
12:05 p.m. – AileyCamp The Group
12:25 p.m. – Kansas City Youth Ballet
12:45 p.m. – Culture House
1:05 p.m. – UMKC Conservatory Dance Ensemble

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE World Dance Performances

Ten minute performances starting at 1:30 p.m.
1:30 p.m. – Ole (Spain)
1:45 p.m. – Olympians (Greece)
2:00 p.m. – The Driscoll School of Irish Dance (Ireland)
2:15 p.m. – Hula Hale O’Kiakahi (Hawaiian)
2:30 p.m. – Raghsidad: Middle Eastern
2:45 p.m.  – Soundz of Africa (African)

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE Local Dance Performances – KC’s Best

Fifteen minute performances starting at 3:00 p.m.
3:05 p.m. – Störling Dance Theater
3:25 p.m. – Seamless Dance Theatre
3:45 p.m. – Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance Company
4:05 p.m. – The Billie Mahoney Dance Troupe
4:25 p.m. – KC Contemporary Dance
4:45 p.m. – Kansas City Aerial Arts

Order of appearance and times are subject to change.

 

Open Rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet

5:00 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Watch Kansas City Ballet and Second Company dancers in the Michael and Ginger Frost Studio Theater.


KC Dance Day is sponsored in part by: