Pre-Professional (11-19)

Level 8 (Evening)

Students invited to Level 8 will continue studying previous dance disciplines with a greater focus & intensity.

Dancers must execute the advanced technique with developing artistry. Students will be coached to transition into professional or collegiate programs. A great emphasis on studying classical works and choreography is emphasized. Dancers will receive guidance and complimentary education in resume writing, dancer health and physique, and audition advising.

Take a Placement Class

Schedule

Ladies

Mon 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Ballet
Mon 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Pas de Deux/Var
Mon 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. Modern
Tue 4:30 – 6:15 p.m. Ballet
Wed 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Ballet
Wed 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Pointe
Wed 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Improv/Hip Hop
Thu 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Ballet
Fri 4:30 – 6:15 p.m Ballet
Fri 6:15 – 7:15 p.m. Pointe
Sat 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Ballet
Sat 11:00-12:00 p.m. Jazz

Gentlemen

Mon 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Ballet
Mon 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Pas de Deux/Var
Mon 7:00 – 8:15 p.m. Modern
Tue 4:30 – 6:15 p.m. Ballet
Wed 4:30 – 6:00 p.m. Ballet
Wed 6:00 – 6:45 p.m. Reformer
Wed 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. Improv/Hip Hop
Thu 4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Ballet
Thu 6:00-6:30 p.m. Men’s Technique
Fri 4:30 – 6:15 p.m. Ballet
Sat 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. Ballet
Sat 11:00 – 12:00 p.m. Jazz

Tuition

Monthly Payments

8 Payments, Sep-April

$350

Semester Payments

2 payments, Sep & Jan

$1,400
$95 REGISTRATION FEE

*Registration Fee includes one KCBS Elevé Uniform

Dress Code

Ladies

  • 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
  • Uniform Black Elevé Tulip skirt – for pointe class only
  • 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

Gentlemen

  • 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

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