Kansas City Ballet School students learn progressive levels of ballet technique in a nurturing and professional environment at each level of instruction. Classes, beginning with Creative Movement, and Camps are designed to provide your child with excellent dance training and superior attention from our professional teachers, all while having fun!

Please see below for summer children classes by age and level. You may call 816.931.2299 for more information or download the form here and register today!

Placement Information:
Currently enrolled students remain in the level they were in during the 17-18 school year. New students may follow the age suggestions for Creative Movement through Level 1.

A placement class is required for enrollment in Level 2 and up. Placement classes for new students ages 8 and up will be held in late Spring. Stay tuned for dates and more information.

Two Convenient Locations to Choose From

Bolender Center Campus

Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity
500 W. Pershing Road
Kansas City, MO 64108
816.931.2299 x2
school@kcballet.org

Johnson County Campus

5359 W. 94th Terr.
Prairie Village, KS 66207
(Northeast corner of 95th and Nall)
816.931.2299 x3
school@kcballet.org

Dance with me – Ages 2 to 3

Join your student in a fun-filled classroom where you and your dancer will explore movement, music, and ballet story time. Must be accompanied by an adult.
Ages 2-3. Register Now!

6 week session $114
June 11 – July 20

Bolender Center
Tue 10:00-10:45 am

Creative Movement – Ages 3 to 5

Each day children learn the joy of dance, self-discipline, listening and coordination skills. Class meets once a week. Ages 3-5. Register Now!

6 week session $114
June 11 – July 20

Bolender Center Campus
Mon 12:15-1:00 pm
Mon 5:00-5:45 pm
Tue 4:30-5:15 pm
Thu 12:15-1:00 pm
Johnson County Campus
Mon 4:30-5:15 pm
Thu 4:00-4:45 pm  

Boys on the move – Ages 3 to 5

This class is designed to embrace the high-energy nature of boys. Students will jump, hop, leap, gallop, slide, skip, and roll in a structured environment. Ages 3-5. Register Now!

6 week session $114
June 11 – July 20

Bolender Center Campus
Thu 4:30-5:15 pm


Fundamentals of Dance – Ages 5 to 6

Children will be introduced to the structure of a dance class, transitioning them towards Pre-Ballet. Class meets once a week.
Ages 5-6.  Register Now!

6 week session $114
June 11 – July 20

Bolender Center Campus
Mon 5:45-6:30 pm
Tue 5:15-6:00pm
Johnson County Campus
Thu 4:45-5:30 pm

Pre-Ballet – Ages 6 to 7

This introductory ballet class meets once a week. Ballet shoes are required for this level.
Ages 6-7, just finished 1st grade.  Register Now!

6 week session $114
June 11 – July 20

Bolender Center Campus
Thu 5:15-6:00 pm
Johnson County Campus
Mon 5:15-6:00 pm

Level 1 – Ages 7 to 8

This classical ballet class meets twice a week. In this class, students will focus on building strength and correct placement. Stretching, coordination, strength building and musicality will be major components of this course.
Ages 7-8, just finished 2nd grade.  Register Now!

4 week session $106

Bolender Center Campus
July 3 – July 26
Tue/Thu 5:00-6:00pm
Johnson County Campus
June Session
June 4 – June 29
Mon/Thu 5:00-6:00pm
July Session
July 2-26
Mon/Thu 5:00-6:00pm


Level 2

These young dancers will be introduced to elementary ballet steps, both at the barre and in center. Stretching, coordination, strength building and musicality will be major components of this course. These classical ballet classes meet twice a week.
Placement required for students new to KCBS.  Register Now!

4 week session $152
July 3 – July 26

Bolender Center Campus
Tue/Thu 5:00-6:30 pm

Level 2 Workshop

Students will learn a popular classical ballet, create costume pieces, and present a small performance on the last day of camp.
Level 1 students who are advancing to Level 2 in the fall are eligible to participate; Placement required for students new to KCBS.  Register Now!

Bolender Center Campus
2 wk session $360
June 4 – 14 

Mon-Thu 5:00-7:00pm

Level 3

Students will focus on mastering their technical foundation through ballet, jazz, and learning different repertory pieces. Level 3 students are also highly encourage to audition for the Junior Summer Intensive. This class meets two times a week and students can pick their enrollment based on day, week, or month. Placement required for students new to KCBS.  Register Now!

Bolender Center Campus
4 wk session
$25/day; $50/week; or $200/month
July 3 – July 26
Tue Ballet/Jazz
5:00-6:30 pm/6:30-7:15 pm
Thu Ballet/Repertory
5:00-6:30 pm/6:30-7:15 pm

Ballet Program and SUMMER INTENSIVE PREP Program

(Levels 4-8 & Daytime)

KCBS students are highly encouraged to attend these classes to prepare for the KCBS Summer Intensive (June 19–July 21).  Placement required for students new to KCBS.

Register Now!

BALLET PROGRAM
Bolender Center Campus
June 4-15
 

2 wk session/$240
1 wk session/$120Mon-FriBallet 9:00-10:30am
Pointe 10:30-11:30am

SUMMER INTENSIVE PREP PROGRAM
Bolender Center Campus
June 4-15

Students enrolling in Summer Intensive Prep Program must enroll in the full Ballet Program. No drop-ins allowed.

2 wk session/$240 (in addition to Ballet Program)

Mon-Fri
Variations/Repertory 12:00-1:00pm
Conditioning for Dancers 1:00-2:00pm


For more information about Kansas City Ballet’s Summer Programs, contact Kansas City Ballet School at 816.931.2299 or school@kcballet.org.