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Artistic Director Devon Carney's 10th Anniversary

Join us in celebrating Devon Carney’s milestone achievement at Kansas City Ballet.

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Devon Carney Artistic Director

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🎂 🎉 Happy Birthday to KCB Company Dancer Courtney Nitting! 🎉 🎂

📸 Image of KCB Company Dancer Courtney Nitting.
Photography by @brettpruitt & East Market Studios.

These are the artists behind seven incredible works of choreography for New Moves 2023! We are honored to have their voices showcased this season, to create spectacular, never-before-seen works at Kansas City Ballet. Congratulations to these artists once again!

We have another exhilarating performance in store this evening, and more throughout the weekend. If you haven't gotten tickets yet, we still have a few remaining! Get them at the #linkinbio!

📸 2023 New Moves Choreographers | Sophie Hod, Caroline Dahm, Karen Brown, Gabriel Lorena, Maria A. Konrad, Malerie Moore, and Haley Kostas.

NEW MOVES // Opening night is in 24h and the dancers are excited and more than ready to have you at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance and Creativity. #kcballet #newmoves #ballet #ballerina #pointeshoes #freedoflondon 📸 ...

📣 Announcing our upcoming Instagram Takeover for New Moves! 📣 KCB Company Dancer Gabriel Lorena will take you behind the scenes during the final dress rehearsal and opening night of New Moves.

Stay tuned for his appearance on our Instagram starting TODAY!

See New Moves Mar. 23-26 | Tickets at the #linkinbio!

📸 Image of Gabriel Lorena.

🎂 🎉 Happy Birthday to KCB Company Dancer Andrew Vecseri! 🎉 🎂

📸 Image of KCB Company Dancer Andrew Vecseri as the Prince in Devon Carney's "Cinderella"
Photography by @brettpruitt & East Market Studios.

🎂 🎉 Happy Birthday to KCB Company Dancer Naomi Tanioka! 🎉 🎂

📸 Image of KCB Company Dancer Naomi Tanioka in Devon Carney's "Cinderella"
Photography by @brettpruitt & East Market Studios.

"Don't try, DO!"

Kansas City Ballet honors and celebrates Tatiana Dokoudovska who 65 years ago founded our company. It is with grateful hearts that we carry Miss Tania’s spirit forward.

Share your Miss Tania story at the #linkinbio!

📸 Image of Tatiana Dokoudovska, courtesy of Kansas City Ballet.

🎂 🎉 Happy Birthday to KCB Company Dancer Marisa DeEtte Whiteman! 🎉 🎂

📸 Image of KCB Company Dancer Marisa DeEtte Whiteman.
Photography by Brett Pruitt & East Market Studios.

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.

Artist Conversations

Kansas City Ballet is committed to sharing its joy of dance with everyone, and our artistic conversations are an important component of our mission. Discussions introduce the community-at-large to upcoming ballets, guest choreographers, stagers, and dancers.

Click below to learn more about the Stories of Resiliency, Dance Speaks and Dancer Chat events, as well as watch past episodes.

Artist Conversations

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), its ballet school, and its many community programs, Kansas City Ballet seeks 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

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