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School of Dance Parent Meeting

Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual Lawrence, KS

Join us as we begin the fall semester. Hanan Misko, School of Dance Director, and Program Coordinators, Claire Buss and Justin Harbaugh, will be presenting an orientation to the dance program and answering questions. Zoom meeting details will be posted to this page on the day of the event as well as sent via email … [more]


Auditions: The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet

Lawrence Arts Center

Please click here for an important announcement regarding recent production changes.  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 … [more]

Lawrence Ballet Theatre presents Madeline at the Carnival

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS

Directed by Cynthia Crews Madeline is back!  Lawrence Ballet Theatre will again present an adorable dance adaptation of a story by Ludwig Bemelmans. An all-ages family favorite! October 9 & 10 | 3pm $15 Adult/$10 Student Make your purchase using the red button option(s) at the top of this page. Once paid, you will receive … [more]

$10 – $15

Tristian Griffin Dance Company presents ALINEA

Lawrence Arts Center and Online 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

ALINEA is back by popular demand! Initially premiering at the Lawrence Arts Center in March 2021, ALINEA uncovers the origin of human thought in its purest state. Facing and overcoming barriers, the characters of ALINEA explore degrees of friction while testing the theory: What can be learned by returning to the beginning of an idea?  … [more]


School of Dance Student Choreography Showcase

The Student Choreography Showcase is back in person! Calling movement creators 3rd grade thru Adult for our Student Choreography Showcase. The Student Choreography Showcase is an event for School of Dance students to showcase self-choreographed dance works in a supportive and encouraging environment. Student choreographers are responsible for selecting and rehearsing their dancers prior to … [more]

The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet

Lawrence Arts Center and Online 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

It’s back! Experience the sensation and charm of the Lawrence Arts Center’s original production. A winter family favorite, this ballet is based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and set in Kansas during the civil war.  Witness the magic and wonder of this story as Drosselmeyer and Clara defeat the Mouse King and liberate the Nutcracker … [more]


AUDITION: The Sleeping Beauty

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage 940 New Hampshire Street, Lawrence, KS

Spring Ballet Audition! Calling all dancers grades 1-12! For those longing to perform again, don’t miss this opportunity to dance with Paige Comparato! We’ll dance to the beautiful music of Tchaikovsky in this classic story ballet.  Help us tell the story of the delightful Princess Aurora, the evil Carabosse, the caring Lilac fairy and many … [more]

Lawrence Dance Intensive: Winter Ballet 2022

Lawrence Arts Center

Experience Artistic Growth and Make Connections through World-Class Instruction Calling All Intermediate- Advanced Dancers Join us this January 12-14th for a 3 day Winter Lawrence Dance Intensive for a remarkable dance experience in downtown Lawrence. Held in Lawrence Arts Center dance studios, this program offers dancers opportunities for artistic growth through world-class instruction by accomplished … [more]

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]