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Meet the Faculty: Kameron Saunders

Kameron N. Saunders was born in St. Louis, MO. He is a graduate of the Conservatory of Music and Dance at the University of Missouri-Kansas City with his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. He graduated from Metro Academic & Classical High School while doing his dance training at COCA (Center of Creative Arts). There he … Continued


Meet the Faculty: Jamie MacPherson

Jamie Macpherson is a Minnesota-based theatre maker and teaching artist now living in Chicago. She is delighted to return to the Lawrence Arts Center this summer, both to teach this workshop and to serve as Fight Director for the Summer Youth Theatre’s production of “Romeo and Juliet.” Past credits include directing “A Village Fable” (Arizona … Continued


Meet the Faculty: Nana Tsuda

Nana Tsuda was born and raised in Japan and moved to New York. She has danced with TAKE Dance (2004-12), Robert Wood Dance, Kazuko Hirabayashi Dance Theater, Multimedia Theatrical Production “The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle,” a novel by Haruki Murakami, Dis/Oriented: Antonioni in China by Yin Mei, Adams Company Dance, Christopher Williams, Mina Nishimura, and others. She was one of … Continued


Meet Milan Misko

Milan Misko was raised in Centerview, Missouri, where he began his dance training with Jo Noth’s White Oak Dance Academy and the Kansas City Ballet School. He holds a BFA from the Purchase College Conservatory of Dance. Misko has worked with Kansas City Ballet, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, Merce Cunningham Dance Company RUG, Kazuko Hirabayashi Dance … 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


Let’s Print T-shirts at the Lawrence Arts Center!

Don’t miss this one time chance to take a workshop with nationally renowned printmaker, Emmy Lingscheit. In Relief Printing T-shirts & Textiles, you will design, carve, and print wearables in a single day. Working with linoleum and permanent textile ink, this class will explore black-and-white image composition as well as techniques for developing and printing repeating … Continued


The Little Mermaid Kicks Off the SYT Season

The Lawrence Arts Center’s Summer Youth Theatre season kicks off with the opening of Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. this Thursday, June 14. With a cast of over 100 talented young performers, this beloved musical delights the whole family with theatrical flourishes such as a scene-stealing seaweed chorus and Ursula’s living tentacles. Actress Lilyana Otter … Continued


4-6 year olds Explore Science and Nature in “My Colorful World”

Is your 4-6 year old artist curious about the world around them? In the My Colorful World camp from June 25th – 28th, we will investigate how color can be explored in science and nature through various art mediums. We will ask questions like: Do snakes see color?    Are they the same color on … Continued


Spotlight on Instructor Bailey Marable

Bailey Marable started her career in teaching at the Lawrence Art Center in 2002. She is  also known around town as an enthusiastic wife, mother, and metalsmith.  She’s excited to dig in to a full summer with youth classes, including the always popular Studio Tourist, where 9th-12th graders visit artist studios the week of July 9 … Continued


Kelly Galloway Kindergarten takes STEM to STEAM

At the Kelly Galloway Kindergarten we fully embrace STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).  We also realize we need STEAM because you can’t spell SmART without ART! We celebrate STEAM through: Cooking—hands-on math, science, healthy living Music—math, science, sound, rhythm, patterns Observation—questions, scientific principles Blocks—science, math engineering, spatial relationships “Junque” box—engineering, assemblage art, problem-solving Animals—classroom … Continued