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Charlie Brown And Sally Brown In A Pumpkin Patch with Ghosts

Happy Halloween from the School of Dance

No Dance Classes after 12 pm on October 31, 2019. Be safe, be spooky and make it great! Enjoy the evening! Classes will resume, as usual, on Friday, November 1. Happy Halloween from the School of Dance


Dancers are posed on stage as the girls in "Madeline" with capes and hats on stage

Madeline Will Rescue Your Heart

Madeline has been described as charmingly impetuous, irrepressible, mischievous, and precocious. She may have been the smallest of the 12 little girls in two straight lines, but she certainly was the feistiest. Wearing their flat sailor hats and identical coats, Madeline’s unnamed classmates all look alike except for their hair. But Madeline stands out, not … [more]


Axis Dance group photo

Arts Center to Host Integrated Dance Education Opportunities by AXIS Dance Company

The Lawrence Arts Center is proud to welcome AXIS Dance Company, a nationally acclaimed ensemble of disabled and non-disabled performers, to lead two public events on November 11th. In addition to their artistic performance program, AXIS Dance Company builds access to dance education for people of all ages with and without disabilities. The Company has received seven … [more]


Children dancing in the dance studio

School of Dance Parent Observation Week

Parent Observation Week – Oct. 7-13 Dance Studio 206/208 and Studio 720   Hosted each semester, the School of Dance’s Parent Observation Week is an opportunity for students and instructors to share the classroom experience with interested parents. Class Observation Week, held October 7-13, is open to parents and caregivers, however seating is limited. We … [more]


Dance Students Posing Together

October Activity in the School of Dance

Oct. 5-6 | Rehearsals Begin for the The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet It’s time to rehearse! The Nutcracker cast will begin rehearsing the majority of roles on the first weekend of October; regular rehearsals continue through November 24. Cast members should refer to the rehearsal schedule for days/times, locations, breaks, as well as Tech Week … [more]


Here Begins Nutcracker Season!

We are pleased to announce The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet 2019! Click here to view the cast list.   We look forward to a magical Lawrence Nutcracker season! See below for access to up-to-date cast documents, a link to the Nutcracker enrollment page, and list of dates to pay special attention to. Important Cast Documents:   2019 Nutcracker … [more]




School of Dance September Newsletter

The fall semester is in full swing and energy is rising in the studios. There is a buzz of excitement in the air as we prepare for our seasonal performances: The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet as well as Madeline’s Rescue. Read about auditions for the Nutcracker and a free dance performance at the Arts Center – … [more]


School of Dance Students

Explore Opportunities and Meet New Faces in the School of Dance

Fall enrollment is underway and classes are filling up quickly. Feel free to browse classes get excited and dance! The School of Dance Handbook is your resource for policies, curriculum overview, attire/dress code requirements, performance opportunities, and all things dance. Check out the opportunity to audition for The Nutcracker, a Kansas Ballet 2019 production. Also, meet our newest … [more]