A history of Excellence

Professional Ballet Company and School

Founded in 1957, Kansas City Ballet is a 30-member professional ballet company under the direction of Artistic Director Devon Carney and Executive Director Jeffrey J. Bentley.

Through its professional company, its second company (comprised of KCB II and Trainees) and its many community programs, we seek to nurture and develop our artists, audiences and students in the values inherent in the creativity, diversity, and joy of dance.

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Meet Kansas City Ballet

We make it look easy, but it takes dozens of talented people to put together a stunning performance and train the next generation of professional dancers.

Meet Kansas City Ballet

Kansas City Dance School

Our School

Under the direction of School Director Grace Holmes, the School offers a complete, professional curriculum for our Academy students. With locations in downtown Kansas City and Johnson County, the School maintains a faculty of over 50 instructors. The School’s Studio Division attracts teens and adults who wish to pursue recreational dance instruction in a supportive and encouraging setting.

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