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All About End of Year Showcases!

School of Dance End of Year Showcases May 18 | 5:30PM, 7:30PM May 19 | 10AM, 12PM, 5:30PM, 7:30PM   The Fall and Winter/Spring semesters culminate in the annual School of Dance End of Year Showcases on the Arts Center’s Mainstage. This event is a crucial component of the dance curriculum and a milestone in … Continued


Photo by Susan Vogel

Spotlight on Tristian Griffin, ‘Emergence’ Guest Artist

photo by Susan Vogel Tristian Griffin was born and raised in Kansas City, MO. He trained at the Legacy School of the Arts (‘06-’08), Virginia School of the Arts (‘08-’09), and Kansas City Ballet (‘09-’10). In 2014, Tristian graduated from Texas Christian University (TCU) receiving his BFA in Ballet with a minor in English. While … Continued


March 18-25: Spring Break at the School of Dance

The School of Dance will not hold classes during Spring Break from March 18 through March 25. The Lawrence Arts Center building and galleries will remain open. Check out the Arts Center’s calendar for event info. Classes will resume on Monday, March 26. Happy Spring Break!


February Story Slam Review | KJHK

February 23, 2018 by Jackson Sabol It began as usual. With the first storyteller a man named Bill, who is a seasoned story slammer, I knew we’d be off to a good start. Halfway through his story, a drunk man in the corner began mumbling to himself, and when Bill paused his story to ask … Continued


Lawrence Dance Intensive Faculty & Guest Artists

Current Ashley Brittingham Jerel Hilding Krystyna Hilding Additional Faculty members will be announced in the coming weeks — watch this space! Past Teachers & Guest Artists Anne Fay Andie Stitt Beau Hancock Eleanor Goudie-Averill Joan Stone Joyce Voekler Juliet Remmers Michelle Heffner Hayes Mona Enna Rauly Dueñas Sarah Breedlove Sara Felt Sean Duus Tori Lawrence … Continued


Lawrence Dance Intensive Scholarship Auditions

Upcoming Scholarship Auditions Saturday, January 27 / 11-1PM University of Kansas, Robinson Center Sunday, March 11 / 2:30-4:30PM Lawrence Arts Center, Studio 206 Please arrive 30 minutes prior to audition time. Dancers seeking a merit scholarship should attend a scholarship audition or submit an audition via video link. Only partial scholarships will be awarded.   … Continued


Lawrence Dance Intensives Housing

Hashinger Hall Address:  1632 Engel Road, Lawrence Kansas Phone: (country code +1) 785-864-8095 Full Intensive campers have the option of staying in rooms in Hashinger Hall, the Center for the Creative Arts dormitory located atop Daisy Hill on KU’s beautiful Lawrence campus. Housing for Full Intensive campers includes all linens, plus a meal card that … Continued


Youth Spring Enrollment at Lawrence Arts Center

From elementary to high school, we’re ready to get our hands dirty making art this spring! There is a myriad of options available, from Documentary Filmmaking to Drawing and Painting and Family Pottery. Enrollment for spring classes is open now at the Lawrence Arts Center. Classes begin March 26th. Find the perfect course offerings, whether … Continued


Guerilla Arts Camp

It’s time to take over the town with engaging and enchanting artwork. Guerilla Arts Camp is back for elementary students during the week of Spring Break, March 19-23. We will be making splashy public art and helping students find their Guerilla Artist identity from 9AM-4PM, Monday through Friday. Campers will be busy in both the studios … Continued


Inventor Grrls in 5 Days!

Only five days left until Inventor Grrls begins! And we have two full scholarships! This Design/Build workshop for 6th-9th grade girls partners with local organizations (Gould Evans Architecture, Bowersock Dam, Lawrence Creates Makerspace, and others) to solve real-world problems with art and design. Learn how to use new and expanded media in teams to create cool … Continued