KC Dance Day

August 29, 2015

Enjoy our 5th 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! Lunch will be served from 11:00 am to 3:00 p.m. by 2 Guys & a Grill. You may purchase a $6 meal ticket your choice of a hamburger, veggie burger, hotdog, or chicken breast plus chips and bottled water.

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

Between 10:30 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.

FREE Classes | Kids Dance Shows | World Dance Performances
Local Dance Performances | KC Ballet Open Rehearsal

 


 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE Classes

Everyone taking classes must register. Download this form to fill it out and bring it to the Ballet.

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

At KC Dance Day, you will receive a wristband that will allow you access into any free class offering. 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.

FREE Children’s Dance Classes

Creative Movement for ages 3-5, Pre-Ballet for ages 6-7, Ballet for ages 8-11
ALL CLASSES 45 MINUTES

9:15 a.m. – Kids Creative Movement (Studio 4)
9:15 a.m. – Kids Creative Movement (Studio 5)
9:15 a.m. – Kids Pre-Ballet (Studio 7)
10:15 a.m. – Kids Ballet (Studio 5)
10:15 a.m. – Kids Pre-Ballet (Studio 7)
11:15 a.m. – Kids Creative Movement (Studio 4)
11:15 a.m. – Kids Creative Movement (Studio 5)
12:15 a.m. – Kids Ballet (Studio 5)
12:15 a.m. – Kids Pre-Ballet (Studio 7)
1:15 p.m. – Kids Ballet (Studio 5)

FREE Adult Dance Classes

Ages 12 and up
ALL CLASSES 45 MINUTES
9:15 a.m. – Zumba (Studio 2)
9:15 a.m. – Ballet (Studio 6)
10:15 a.m. – Ballet (Studio 2)
10:15 a.m. – Jazz (Studio 4)
10:15 a.m.     Pilates Reformer (meet in Lobby)
11:15 a.m. – Zumba (Studio 2)
11:15 a.m. – Ballet (Studio 7)
12:15 p.m. – Hip Hop (Studio 2)
12:15 p.m. – Modern (Studio 4)
12:15 p.m.     Pilates Reformer (meet in Lobby)
1:15 p.m. – Ballet (Studio 2)
1:15 p.m. – Tap (Studio 7)
2:15 p.m. – Contemporary (Studio 7)
2:15 p.m. – Ballet (Studio 7)
3:15 p.m. – Hip Hop (Studio 4)
3:15 p.m. – Zumba (Studio 7)
4:15 p.m. – Hip Hop (Studio 4)
4:15 p.m. – Ballet (Studio 5

FREE Multi-Cultural Classes

All ages welcome
ALL CLASSES 45 MINUTES
1:15 p.m. – Ireland (Studio 4)
2:15 p.m. – Greece (Studio 4)
2:15 p.m. – Spain (Studio 5)
3:15 p.m. – Serbia (Studio 5)

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE Kids’ Dance Shows

Twenty minute performances 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
10:10 a.m. – Starlight Stars of Tomorrow
10:40 a.m. – Ailey Camp Kids
11:10 a.m. – Kansas City Youth Ballet

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE World Dance Performances

Fifteen minute performances 12:00 p.m. – 2:55 p.m.
12:10 p.m. – Ireland
12:35 p.m. – Greece
1:00 p.m. – Spain
1:25 p.m. – China
1:50 p.m. – Serbia
2:15 p.m. – Philippines
2:40 p.m. – Germany
* Plus FREE Multi-Cultural Dance Classes 1:15 – 4:00 p.m.

 

Photography: Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios

FREE Local Dance Performances – KC’s Best

Short performances begin at 3:10 p.m.
3:10 p.m. Störling Dance Theater
3:30 p.m. Seamless Dance Theatre
3:55 p.m. Defy
4:20 p.m. VidaDance
4:45 p.m. Allegro Ballroom

Order of appearance and times are subject to change.

 

Photography: Jenny Wheat.

Open Rehearsal by Kansas City Ballet

5:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Watch Kansas City Ballet and Second Company dancers in the Michael and Ginger Frost Studio Theater. Followed by a brief “Meet the Artists of Kansas City Ballet” reception from 5:45-6:00 p.m.

 

Sponsors
Kansas City Ballet is supported by the Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund (NTDF).