2019-20 Dancer Profile: Sidney Haefs

Sidney Haefs, a Santa Clarita, Calif. native, started as a Trainee in 2018-19 and was invited to become an apprentice with Kansas City Ballet this season. Q: TELL US WHY YOU BECAME A DANCER. A: I started dancing at the age of 3 1/2. My mother danced growing up and she always love…

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Meet The Nutcracker Design Team

“In my wildest dreams, I could never have imagined that I could assemble some of the greatest design talents the ballet world has to offer to create this amazing new production. Each is truly known for being one of, if not THE, best in the industry. The joy of seeing the holida…

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SUPPORTING STUDENT MATINEES LEADS TO INSPIRATION

Since Kansas City Ballet debuted Devon Carney’s new Nutcracker production in 2015, more than 15,400 school children and teachers have attended the production. In 2019, that number will increase by 4,836. Why would a company put on a production that only receives $12 per seat? S…

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