Summer Intensive Life @KCB

Faculty and Staff

Kansas City Ballet’s Summer Intensive provides a deep dive into ballet technique as our faculty prepares you for a career as a professional ballet dancer. Classes are designed to address the individual, technical, and artistic needs of intermediate and advanced/pre-professional students. Classes are taught by KC Ballet School faculty and guests.

Artistic staff and school faculty of Kansas City Ballet combine to create one of the best summer intensive offerings in the country. Our world-class guest instructors bring additional expertise that is unmatched.

Kansas City Ballet Faculty and Staff

Todd Bolender Center

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Staff

Devon Carney, Artistic Director

Kristi Capps, Rehearsal Director

Parrish Maynard, Rehearsal Director

Christopher Ruud, Second Company Manager & Rehearsal Director

Kansas City Ballet School Faculty

Oliver Till, School Director

Kimberly Cowen, Principal & KCYB Director

Lauren Fadeley Veyette, Daytime Principal & Competition Coordinator

Taryn Ouellette, Principal, South Campus at Meadowbrook

Dmitry Trubchanov, Men’s Program Coordinator & KCYB Associate Director


2024 Summer intensive sample schedule

Daily Schedule Sample

9:00 – 10:45 am Ballet Technique
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Pointe/ Men’s Class
12:00 – 1:00pm Conditioning
1:00 -2:00 pm Lunch
2:15 – 3:30 pm Modern
3:45 – 5:00 pm Repertory


2024 Guest Teachers

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