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Dance Shoppe Pop Up

Lawrence Arts Center

Looking to buy new dance attire items in Lawrence? Don’t miss Dance Shoppe of Kansas City‘s pop-up sale event. Meet with sales representatives from Dance Shoppe and get fit for your new dance attire, including new leotards, jazz pants, dance shoes, tights, and more! Health and Safety Guidelines will be enforced during the event. If … [more]

St. Patrick’s Day Céilí Party!

Lawrence Public Library 707 Vermont st., Lawrence, KS, United States

In Irish, the word “céilí” (KAY-LEE) means party! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day by enjoying a free Irish Step Dance performance, guest performance by Jayhawk Tap Company, and participating in traditional Irish group dances led by Annie Stark. Performance will last approximately 30 minutes with group activities to follow.  This event is free and open to … [more]


The Dot & La Fille mal gardée | A Double Dance Feature Experience!

Lawrence Arts Center 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS, United States

A Double Dance Feature performed by School of Dance students presents The Dot and La Fille mal gardée (The Wayward Daughter). The Dot is an original modern production based on Peter H. Reynolds's book about a child overcoming self-doubt and the transformative power of art. La Fille mal gardée restages the 1789 classical ballet, telling … [more]

$15 – $25

2023 Lawrence St. Pat’s Parade

Downtown Lawrence

Cheer on our Irish Dancers in the 2023 Lawrence St. Pat's Parade! The parade starts in Downtown Lawrence and 1 pm and will travel over the river into North Lawrence.


Auditions for Carmine Ballere Scholarship

Established in 1997, the Carmine Ballere Scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated excellence and commitment to dance. Encouraging the study of ballet and a lifelong devotion to dance, the scholarship covers the cost of four ballet and pointe classes per week, as well as all production and participation fees during Fall 2023/Spring 2024 … [more]


Lawrence Ballet Theatre’s Emergence

Lawrence Arts Center 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS, United States

Join Lawrence Ballet Theatre for their 13th annual mixed repertory performance, Emergence. Original works by professional choreographers will feature contemporary and classical dance styles, delighting first-time audience members to balletomanes. All ages welcome. Concessions will be available before the show and during intermission. ADMISSION $5 Early-Bird Tickets for Students (ends April 14) Early bird promo … [more]

$5 – $18

Audition for Lawrence Ballet Theatre Company

Auditions are held each year for company members and apprentices. To be considered for LBT, applicants must attend a formal audition Pre-registration is required. The deadline to register online is June 7. Audition will be held at 10th & Mass Studios and begin at 1pm. Ages 11-18, Equivalent to Ballet IV-VII Lawrence Ballet Theatre (LBT) … [more]


Experience an Open Company Class with the Artists of Tristian Griffin Dance Company and Regina Klenjoski Dance Company

10th & Mass Studios 1000 Mass St, Lawrence, KS, United States

The class will be co-taught by TGDC director, Tristian Griffin, and RKDC director, Regina Klenjoski, diving into Tristian’s and Regina’s dynamic and visceral contemporary dance styles. Don’t miss this opportunity to dance alongside two of Kansas’ premiere dance companies!   Event Details Cost is $15. Fee is paid at the door to the project companies … [more]

AUDITIONS | The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet 2023

Lawrence Arts Center 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS, United States

Calling youth dancers and adults to audition for The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet! This production is based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and set in Lawrence, Kansas during the Civil War era. This ballet production tells the story of how Drosselmeyer and Clara liberate the Nutcracker from the clutches of the Mouse King. This family … [more]