KCB School Principal Lauren Fadeley Veyette

Meet Lauren Fadeley Veyette, Kansas City Ballet School‘s new Academy Principal and Youth American Grand Prix (YAGP) Coordinator. Lauren joined the Academy just in time for the 2021-2022 school year. She’s had an incredible career and brings so much knowledge and exper…

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Meet Ballet Board President CiCi Rojas

Kansas City Ballet Board President CiCi Rojas stepped into her new role in July. She’s seen and overseen lots of changes in Kansas City in a variety of roles. She never shrinks from a challenge. As the 2021-2022 season kicks off, CiCi shares her hopes for coming year. What …

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Growing A Passion for Ballet: Bill and Carolyn Parkerson

When Bill and Carolyn Parkerson’s daughter Julia begged to take ballet classes, they had no idea what an impact ballet would have on their lives. “She pestered me relentlessly for a year to take ballet classes. When I realized her passion for dance was not going anywhere, I e…

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