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Welcome Our Newest Faculty to the School of Dance!

The School of Dance is proud to introduce several new, talented instructors to our 2018-19 faculty lineup!   Amanda Pintore | Contemporary Originally from Omaha, NE, Amanda Pintore is a Teaching Artist and Director focusing on movement and dance education, arts integration, and making theatre and dance performances with and for 2-5 year olds. She … Continued


New! Open Classes & Cards

The School of Dance now offers an Open Class option, ideal for the dance student desiring greater flexibility with their class schedule. We offer the Open Class option in select dance genres throughout the year, including ballet and Pilates; please see our course catalog or Fall Weekly Schedule for Open classes. To attend an Open … Continued


Assists Dance Scholarships for Young Men

Deadline to apply: August 13, 2018 Click here to download/print the Assists application form today! Funded in part by a grant from the ASSISTS Foundation, the School of Dance offers scholarships for young men who demonstrate an interested in the field of dance. To be eligible, applicants must be between 2nd to 12th grade, have … Continued


Aug. 26: Dance Shoppe Pop Up Sale

Sunday, Aug 26, 2:30-4:30pm, Studio 208 Looking to buy new dance attire items in Lawrence? Don’t miss Dance Shoppe of Kansas City‘s pop-up sale event in our dance studios! Meet with sale representatives from Dance Shoppe and get fit for your new dance attire, including new leotards, jazz pants, dance shoes, tights, and more! If … Continued


Aug. 18: Fall Parent Meeting, Biannual Attire Swap!

Fall Parent Meeting 10-10:45am, Black Box – We invite all new and returning families to our Fall Parent meeting on August 18. School of Dance staff Hanan Misko and Olivia Hernández will lead a short, 20-minute presentation overviewing our program’s opportunities and expectations, with time for questions and a tour of our studios to follow. … Continued


Experience the School of Dance this Fall!

At the Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance, we provide an extensive program of dance classes and performance opportunities for movers of all ages! From Chinese Classical Dance to Wee Dance, there is a class for everyone! Check out our Fall course catalog by clicking the links below. Member enrollment begins July 15; general enrollment … Continued


Announcing the 2018-19 Carmine Ballere Scholarship Awardees

About the Carmine Ballere Scholarship Established in 1997, this scholarship is awarded to those students who have demonstrated excellence in dance and a commitment to their craft. Encouraging the study of ballet and supporting a lifelong devotion to dance, this scholarship covers the cost of four ballet and pointe classes per week and all production … Continued


June 1: Deadline to Register for the Lawrence Dance Intensives!

A collaboration between the Lawrence Arts Center and the University of Kansas Department of Theatre and Dance, this two-week ballet intensive provides dancers with world-class instruction by accomplished faculty, guest artists, and choreographers in the KU dance studios. Full Intensive: Mon-Fri, June 4-15, 9AM-4PM, 2 wks Deadline to register: June 1 Tuition: $625 / Course … Continued


Summer Dance Classes and Camps Enrollment is Now Open!

Get ready for summer at the School of Dance! Classes At the Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance, we provide an extensive program of dance classes and camps for movers of all ages! From little movers to adults, from Chinese Classical Dance to Afro-Latin Fusion, there is a class for everyone! Check out our summer … Continued


May 3rd is National #ThankADanceTeacherDay

Thursday May 3rd is Thank A Dance Teacher Day ! Organized by the National Dance Education Organization, we would like to invite you to participate in today’s #ThankADanceTeacherDay campaign. #ThankADanceTeacherDay is a global movement to shine the spotlight on dance education and the teachers who make it possible. It was started in 2014 to raise awareness of … Continued