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The Lawrence Grasshopper

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

The Lawrence Grasshopper – A short film featuring the Kansas Nutcracker Grasshoppers. Must attend audition in-person or virtually on September 26. Exact time TBA. Calling Young Dancers Grades 1-3! Auditions: Click here to pre-register for the audition by Thursday, Sept 24 Pre-registration is required. Auditioning and participating in this project is completely FREE and requires … [more]


GUEST PRODUCTION | Al Viento by Siento y Vivo Flamenco

Lawrence Arts Center Main Stage and Virtual 940 New Hampshire St, Lawrence, KS

The wind carries sounds from far away – a poet’s words, a guitar strum, a percussive beat, or a joyous song.  Siento y Vivo brings us the sounds of Spain with a debut by Melinda Hedgecorth dancing on specialized stages built with an Inspiration Grant from ArtsKC and "Tal Como Eres" choreographed by Julia Hinojosa and commissioned by … [more]


Winter Open House Dance Celebration

  Join us to celebrate the winter through various dance master classes, a virtual student choreography showcase, virtual dance parties, and more. This event is free for all ages and experience levels.   In-person participation will be limited. Virtual participation is limitless!   Arts Center School of Dance Faculty Amanda Pintore • Annie Stark • … [more]


School of Dance Virtual Student Choreography Showcase

Lawrence Arts Center — Virtual Lawrence, KS

Enjoy the first ever Virtual Student Choreography Showcase Movement Creators 3rd Grade - Adult choreographed & performed these works presented for your enjoyment in the video below. We are proud to present this one of a kind virtual production as a featured student showcase in the Winter Open House Dance Celebration. We hope you join us … [more]


Contemporary Dance Master Class with Tristian Griffin Dance Company

Studio 840 and Virtual

Join Tristian Griffin Dance Company for an intermediate-advance contemporary dance master class. The class will include a guided warm-up and excerpts from the production, Alinea. Open to intermediate-advanced level dancers ages 15yrs & up. This master class is free and open to those who meet the age and experience requirements. Space is limited and pre-registration … [more]

Auditions for Carmine Ballere Scholarship

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

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 2021/Spring 2022 … [more]


End Of Year Showcase

Ticket sales for in-person audiences have been suspended for this event as we move indoors and online due to weather. Current ticket holders will be contacted by email with a link to virtual access. Student comp ticket holders will receive email instructions on attending in-person and virtual access. All are invited to attend the virtual … [more]


Lawrence Ballet Theatre’s Annual Spring Concert

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

Due to forecasted rain, this event will be held inside the Arts Center on the main stage with limited audience capacity. The event can also be enjoyed virtually via live stream. Join the Lawrence Ballet Theatre for an outdoor concert in front of the Lawrence Arts Center. Celebrating its 10th season, the Lawrence Ballet Theatre’s … [more]

$15 – $20

Audition for Lawrence Ballet Theatre Company

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

Lawrence Ballet Theatre (LBT) is the resident pre-professional ballet company of the Lawrence Arts Center. The mission of Lawrence Ballet Theatre is to provide extensive training and performance opportunities, and to broaden connections to the dance community. Led by Artistic Director Cynthia Crews, company members gain exposure and experience through numerous performances of classical ballet … [more]