Pre-Professional (11-19)

Level 6 (Evening)

Students invited to Level 6 will continue studying previous dance disciplines with the addition of Variations, Character, Conditioning, and Pas de Deux classes.

Students at this level will have the physical ability to study classical and contemporary works, as well as choreography in complimentary dance disciplines. In addition, artistry and self expression will be largely emphasized in this level.


2021 Spring Semester Schedule

Mon 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Ballet
Mon 6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Pointe
Mon 7:15 – 8:15 p.m. Modern
Tue 5:00 – 6:30 p.m (Time change for Spring Semester as of 12/18) Ballet
Tue 6:30 – 7:30 pm (Spring Semester) Jazz
Wed 5:00-5:30 p.m. (Spring Semester) Conditioning
Wed 5:30 – 7:00 p.m Ballet
Wed 7:15 – 8:30 p.m. Contemporary
Thu 4:45 – 6:15 p.m. Ballet
Fri 5:00 – 6:15 p.m Ballet
Fri 6:15 – 6:45 p.m Variations
Sat 9:00 – 10:45 a.m Ballet
Sat 10:45-11:45 a.m. (Spring Semester) Pointe


Level 6 classes will take place in-studio as well as virtually, alternating days and weeks. Group assignments will be given to families prior to classes beginning. Spaces will be filled on a first come first serve basis. Please read through the KCBS Health and Safety Protocols for more information on the steps we are taking to keep students safe and healthy.

Sample Schedule:

M/W/F -Studio M/W/F- Virtual M/W/F- Virtual M/W/F-Studio
T/TH/S-Virtual T/TH/S- Studio T/TH/S- Studio T/TH/S-Virtual


Fall Semester

3 installments

3 Payments, Sep-Nov (No payment in Dec)


1 installment

1 payment due at registration

Spring  Semester

4 installments

4 Payments, Jan-Apr (No payment in May)


1 installment

1 payment due at registration


*Registration Fee includes one KCBS Elevé Uniform

Dress Code


  • Uniform Elevé leotard; this leotard should be worn for performances, evaluations, and KCB auditions.
  • Additional black leotards in Capezio style CC100 or CC201
  • “Ballet Pink” color Body Wrappers Total Stretch Mesh Seamed Convertible Tights
  • Light pink canvas Sansha split sole ballet shoes and sewn pointe shoes
  • Optional flesh toned tights and shoes for ballet classes
  • Uniform Black Elevé Tulip skirt – for pointe class only
  • Character shoes and black character skirt (Level 5 and Daytime)
  • Tan slip-on jazz shoes
  • Blue Thera-band and Yoga Mat for conditioning
  • Hair pulled back neatly and secure in a ballet appropriate hairstyle (see pg 1 for details)
  • No jewelry or warm-ups may be worn in the classroom
  • Face mask


  • Uniform KCBS Elevé white t-shirt; this shirt should be worn for performances, evaluations, and KCB auditions
  • Black M Stevens or Body Wrappers tights
  • Dance belt
  • White ballet shoes with thin, white socks
  • For performance only: black ballet shoes with black socks
  • Black slip-on jazz shoes
  • Blue Thera-band and Yoga Mat for Conditioning
  • Hair should be styled neatly and kept out of the face
  • No jewelry or warm-ups may be worn in the classroom
  • Face mask

Kansas City Youth Ballet

Pre-Professional students may also be invited to audition for the school’s performing group, Kansas City Youth Ballet. KCYB, under the direction of Kimberly Cowen, produces two performances each school year. Learn More

Financial Aid

Financial Aid may be awarded to students on a need-only basis. Limited resources are offered in this capacity by Kansas City Ballet School. Apply for Financial Aid

Get Moving

Any student who wishes to join our Pre-Professional program must take a placement class to determine his or her skill level.

Schedule Placement