The premier organization for young professionals interested in supporting the Kansas City Ballet.
If you’re a young professional who loves dance and a good party, you’ve come to the right place. Join our BARRE KC members as they go behind-the-scenes and share their love of ballet with other young people at a wide variety of social, educational, and networking events year-round.
Members can further their involvement and impact on the KC community through BARRE KC leadership opportunities and fundraising events that benefit the R.O.A.D. Scholarship Program!
Join the Fun
$60 a year or just $5 a month
Your tax-deductible membership earns you:
- Invitations to all BARRE KC events
- Discounted pricing for Kansas City Ballet performances up to 50% off, including The Nutcracker (restrictions may apply)
- Discounted pricing for BARRE KC’s Soiree fundraising event
- 5 free KCB School Studio classes (Oct, Jan, Mar, May, July)
- Save $20 on 20-class packs for KCB School Studio classes (regularly $220)
- Invitations to explore Kansas City on BARRE KC Day Trips
- Backstage tour at the Kauffman Center
- Networking with other fun-loving young adults who share your passion for the arts
- Free food and drink at BARRE KC Night parties
Join the Fun Today
For just $60 a year, you’ll receive 50% off single tickets, networking with other young professionals and KC Ballet dancers, and attend exclusive events. Memberships may be purchased at any time and last one year from the purchase date.
Duo Membership (for 2)
Any questions, please email Brent Kimmi or call 816.216.5608.
11/23 | Nutcracker Ball
The Kansas City Ballet Guild invites BARRE KC members to attend the Nutcracker Ball at a discounted rate of $175 per ticket (normally $300). Celebrate the holiday season at The InterContinental with this black-tie event including beautiful décor and elegant cuisine, a performance by Kansas City Ballet and after-dinner dancing music by Michael Beers Band!
December | The Nutcracker
BARRE KC members get 50% off select performances of The Nutcracker. In lieu of a happy hour or post-party for this show, you will also receive two drink tickets you can redeem at your performance.
Login to your Barre KC account, then purchase your discounted Nutcracker tickets.
January | FREE BARRE STUDIO CLASS
2/22 | BARRE KC NIGHT
5:30pm Pre-show Party
7:30pm Swan Lake at the Kauffman Center
March | FREE BARRE STUDIO CLASS
3/27 | BARRE KC NIGHT
5:30pm Pre-show Party
7:30pm New Moves at the Bolender Center
4/18 | THE BARRE SOIRÉE
Don’t miss this Ballet party at Boulevard Brewing Co. — complete with drinks, appetizers, entertainment by Second Company and dancing. Last year’s event was sold out! Proceeds help fund Kansas City Ballet’s Reach Out and Dance Scholarship Program. Watch for more information coming soon!
May | FREE BARRE STUDIO CLASS
5/16 | BARRE KC NIGHT
7:30pm Celts at the Kauffman Center
9:30pm Post-show Party at Lidia’s
* Events subject to change