Student Matinees in Kansas City

Educational Performances

Inspiring Creativity

Kansas City Ballet reaches students and teachers of all backgrounds and experience levels through in-school lecture demonstrations and specially-priced student matinees.

Kansas City Ballet presents full-length morning performances for schools designed to enhance interdisciplinary learning, integrating dance with English Language Arts, Social Studies, and Music. Students will experience stunning choreography, elaborate sets, beautiful costumes, and the Kansas City Symphony!

The Nutcracker Student Matinees

Kansas City Ballet has canceled this year’s Student Matinee performances of The Nutcracker due to the COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

New Moves 2022 Student & Senior Matinee

Friday, March 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m.

Enjoy brand new contemporary ballets created by nationally known choreographers and talented local choreographic voices from company dancers in Kansas City Ballet. New Moves is a chance to  see the Kansas City Ballet company and some of tomorrow’s sought after choreographers in an up-close and intimate space. Students will experience a pre-performance introduction by Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney and a post-performance audience Q & A with some New Moves choreographers and dancers.

Location: Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity, 500 W. Pershing Road, Kansas City MO 64108
Fee: All seats $12

Audience: Recommended for Middle and High School students, College students and Senior Citizens. For school groups at this special rate, 1 adult/teacher chaperone is required to accompany every 10 students that attend. Reservations are made on a first come first serve basis and groups must have a minimum of 10. Seating at 10:00 a.m.

FOR SCHOOLS ONLY:  IMPORTANT! To reserve seats, please fill out our New Moves Order Form.

Form is due on or before February 1, 2022. To secure your reservation, there is a 20% deposit required, payable by credit card or check. Remaining and/or full payments are due only by check on or before March 4, 2022.

Senior Adults may reserve seats by contacting aberry@kcballet.org or by calling 816-216-5583.

For more information contact aberry@kcballet.org.

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Email April Berry at aberry@kcballet.org.