2020-21 Trainee Profile: Meg Kataoka

Q: TELL US WHEN YOU BECAME A DANCER? A: I started dancing when I was 5 years old. I decided to become a dancer because I love the feeling of being connected to the music and dancing through space. It makes me feel joyful and free. Q: WHAT IS SOMETHING MOST PEOPLE WOULDN’T K…

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Remembering Elizabeth Hard-Simms

Elizabeth Hard-Simms joined Kansas City Civic Ballet in its seventh season in 1964. The Civic Ballet was still under the care of Founder Tatiana Dokoudovska. The following year Liz was selected as a soloist. Kansas City Civic Ballet Dancers Anne Fouts, Sarah Hall, Karan Loran, an…

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2020-21 Dancer Profile: Mia Steedle

This past fall, Mia Steedle joined Kansas City Ballet’s Company as an apprentice for the 2020-2021 Season. Mia is from Weston, Mass., and attended Boston Ballet School. Find out more about this talented young woman. Q: HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU STARTED DANCING? A: I started…

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