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School of Dance Fall 2016 Last Day of Classes

Due to The Nutcracker: A Kansas Ballet production needs, the School of Dance will hold final classes on differing days. Please refer to the list below to determine a class’s final meeting date. Nov. 30, Wednesday Advanced Pointe Ballet VII Contemporary Youth II Tap II Dec. 01, Thursday Ballet V Ballet VI & VII Hip-Hop … [more]

Choreographing for the Camera: Master Class with Tori Lawrence

Choreographing for the Camera Saturday, November 19, 4:00-6:00pm $30.00 ($24.00 Member Price) This Fall, the dance program has been thrilled to have Tori Lawrence + Co. in our studios.   Following this month’s performance of “Progress” on the LAC stage, Tori Lawrence will offer a Master Class in Choreographing for the Camera, open to performance/video … [more]

How to Make Your Audition Stronger Workshop this Saturday

How to Make Your Audition Stronger Instructor:  Jeanne Averill Age 8-Adult This class will prepare people who are planning to audition for Billy Elliot to give their best possible audition.  Students may come prepared with the audition they are planning to present or the instructor will supply audition material.  We will walk through what students … [more]

Holiday Card Workshop is November 19th!

Make the holidays extra special for your loved ones by creating hand-crafted cards. The Lawrence Arts Center is hosting a one day workshop for those wanting to learn & screenprint their own holiday cards to send to their dearest. This one day workshop will take place on Saturday, November 19th. Spots are limited, so  enroll … [more]

Featured Artist: Margie Kuhn

A Kansas native, Margie Kuhn grew up in Lawrence, Kansas and attended Kansas University and the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington.  She earned an undergraduate degree in scientific illustration and worked as a freelance scientific illustrator for a few years before she began teaching art at area art centers and museums.  This experience … [more]


Monday and Tuesday we took the time to vote in all our classrooms.  Big decisions to be made in preschool – Which juice to have with our snack? Kindergarten voted on which snack to cook on Friday.  The process of decorating a ballot box and privacy screen along with the actual voting enhances our sense … [more]

Madeline’s Rescue Cast visits LPL with Tailwagging Readers

Madeline’s Rescue cast members received a warm welcome by little readers, darling dogs and charming staff members at the Lawrence Public Library today! The delightful story time included a reading of Madeline’s Rescue by Lawrence Ballet Theatre Artistic Director Cindy Crews, dancing by the performers and young readers, hands on art activities, and, of course… lots … [more]

Spaces Added to Holiday Integrated Arts Class

Holiday Integrated Arts has openings for children to get ready for the holidays.  Children will experience a variety of creative activities including creating gifts, wrapping paper, holiday ornaments, etc. Ages 3-5 years.  Children must be fully toilet trained.  Classes will meet on Fridays afternoons.  No class on 11/25. Click here to enroll: FA-API-2: 11/18-12/16, 1PM-3PM, 4 … [more]