KC Ballet Adaptive Dance

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Adaptive Dance

Special Needs Dance Classes in Kansas City

KC Ballet Adaptive Dance Programs offer creative movement classes in an open environment for children of mixed cognitive abilities.

Rhythmic activities guided by our team stimulate fine and gross motor skills and speech and language development, as well as sensory, visual and auditory processing skills! Class sizes are limited.

KC Ballet Adaptive Dance

KC Ballet Adaptive Dance Benefits

  • Provide activities that lead to, support, and reinforce an understanding of dance by encouraging movement, creative activity, and sensory awareness.
  • Encourage appreciation and awareness of their own bodies and the bodies of others.
  • Stimulate fine and gross motor development.
  • Stimulate speech and language development.
  • Stimulate sensory, visual, and auditory processing skills.
  • Establish routines.
  • Encourage attention, cooperation, and impulse control.
  • Encourage exploration and self-expression through dance in a safe and structured environment.

2022-2023 School Year

Ages 3-7

Semester Tuition: $160 & $50 Registration Fee
Full Year Tuition: $320 & $50 Registration Fee

Saturdays at the Bolender Center
10:30-11:00 A.m.

Fall Semester: September 6 – December 19
Spring Semester: January 9 – May 12

Adaptive Dance Registration Form

Please read through our KCBS Health and Safety Protocols prior to registering your student.

Ages 3-7 WAITLIST

Semester Tuition: $160 & $50 Registration Fee
Full Year Tuition: $320 & $50 Registration Fee

Saturdays at the Bolender Center
11:15–11:45 A.m.

Fall Semester: September 6 – December 19
Spring Semester: January 9 – May 12

 

Ages 8-13 WAITLIST

Semester Tuition: $160 & $50 Registration Fee
Full Year Tuition: $320 & $50 Registration Fee

Saturdays at the Bolender Center
12:00–12:45 P.m.

Fall Semester: September 6 – December 19
Spring Semester: January 9 – May 12

 

Dress Code for ages 3-7

Option #1

  • Light pink Body Wrappers cap sleeve leotard (Style #BWP020), KCBS Elevé leotard, or PrimaSoft Adaptive Leotard
  • “Ballet Pink” color Body Wrappers Total Stretch Mesh Seamed Convertible Tights
  • No ballet shoes
  • Hair pulled back neatly and secure
  • No jewelry or hair accessories

Option #2

  • White t-shirt
  • Black leggings/tights
  • No ballet shoes
  • Hair should be neatly styled and kept out of the face.
  • No jewelry or hair accessories

Dress Code for ages 8-13

Option #1

  • Red Body Wrappers tank leotard (Style #BWP015), KCBS Elevé leotard, or PrimaSoft Adaptive Leotard in Black
  • “Ballet Pink” color Body Wrappers Total Stretch Mesh Seamed Convertible Tights
  • Pink, full sole ballet shoes
  • Hair pulled back neatly and secure
  • No jewelry or hair accessories.

Option #2

  • White t-shirt
  • Black leggings/tights
  • White ballet shoes with white socks
  • Hair should be neatly styled and kept out of the face
  • No jewelry or hair accessories

Prepare for your first day!

Read our Social Story on attending ballet class at Kansas City Ballet School. Please review our updated Health and Safety Protocols before your child’s first day of class.

Adaptive Dance Social Narrative 2022

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KC Ballet Adaptive Dance

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If you wish to have your student join our Adaptive Dance Program, submit a registration form online.

For questions, please contact Nora Burkitt the Adaptive Dance Administrator.

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