Summer Programs

Summer & Fall Prep Classes

Summer Dance Training in Kansas City

Join us for an enriching and educational ballet experience this Summer!

Students participating in our Summer & Fall Prep programs will be challenged and supported in classes with our outstanding faculty. Classes are available each summer at our Bolender Center campus. KCBS students in Level 4, Secondary, and Pre-Professional divisions are eligible for our Summer & Fall Prep classes. Dancers who have been accepted into our 2024 Summer Intensive are also eligible to join our Summer & Fall Prep classes. Placement is required for new students.

Registration is now open!

Summer Prep

Bolender Center

Ages 12+

Week 1: $300
June 3 – 6
Monday – Thursday

Week 2: $300
June 10 – 13
Monday – Thursday

 

Sample schedule A Sample Schedule B
Ballet Technique 9:00-10:30AM Ballet Technique 9:00 – 10:30AM
Pointe 10:30-11:30AM Contemporary 10:30 – 11:45AM
Variations 11:45-1:00PM Conditioning 12:00-1:00PM

New Dancers Need Placement

Fall Prep

Bolender Center

Ages 12+

Week 1: $160
August 12 – 15
Monday – Thursday

Week 2: $160
August 19 – 22
Monday – Thursday

 

schedule
Ballet Technique 5:30-7:00PM
Pointe 7:00-7:30PM

New Dancers Need Placement

Dress Code

Female Identifying Students

  • Uniform Sophia Elevé leotard; this leotard should be worn for performances, evaluations, and KCB auditions.
  • Additional black leotards in Bloch style #L4255
  • “Ballet Pink” color Body Wrappers Total Stretch Mesh Seamed Convertible Tights
  • “Black” color Body Wrappers Total Stretch Mesh Seamed Convertible Tights
  • Light pink canvas split sole ballet shoes and sewn pointe shoes
  • Optional flesh toned tights and shoes for ballet and pointe classes
  • Dancers are not to wear undergarments under their leotard and tights. If a dancer needs to wear undergarments, we ask that it be easily concealed by their leotard.
  • Tan slip-on jazz shoes
  • Uniform Black Elevé Tulip skirt – for pointe class only
  • Blue Thera-band and Yoga Mat for Conditioning
  • Hair pulled back neatly and secure in a ballet appropriate hairstyle with no accessories
  • No jewelry, accessories, warm ups or watches. Stud earrings are allowed.

Male Identifying Students

  • 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
  • Black ballet shoes
  • 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, accessories, warm ups or watches. Stud earrings are allowed.

Get Moving

Any student who wishes to enroll in our Pre-Professional classes must take a placement class to determine their skill level.

New Dancers Placement Information

Additional Resources

Everything from dress code to location information to auditions, Kansas City Ballet’s Parent Resources will tell you everything you need to know to set up your child for success.

For Parents