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Welcome Amy Hope, School of Dance Coordinator, to the School of Dance!

The Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance is excited to welcome Amy Hope, School of Dance Coordinator! Amy’s background spans from studies in elementary education to a career in real estate, with a bounty of experience both volunteering and working for nonprofits across Oregon, Colorado and Kansas, beginning in the 1990’s. She took coursework in stone … Continued



Coming Up This Month in the School of Dance!

May 10-16 | Last Week of Classes A friendly reminder that the final week of Winter-Spring dance classes is May 10-17. Our Winter-Spring semester culminates in our End of Year Showcase on May 17-18 on the Main Stage Theater at the Lawrence Arts Center. May 17 – 18 | School of Dance End of Year … Continued


Summer Dance Classes and Camps Enrollment is Now Open!

Get ready for summer at the School of Dance! Classes At the Lawrence Arts Center School of Dance, we provide an extensive program of dance classes and camps for movers of all ages! From little movers to adults, from Chinese Classical Dance to Irish Step, we offer classes for everyone! Check out our summer course … Continued


Last Week of Winter-Spring Classes

FINAL WEEK OF WINTER-SPRING CLASSES A friendly reminder that the final week of Winter-Spring dance classes is May 10-17. Our Winter-Spring semester culminates in our End of Year Showcase on May 17-18 on the Main Stage Theater at the Lawrence Arts Center. DRESS REHEARSALS FOR END OF YEAR SHOWCASES Dress rehearsals occur during class time … Continued


Audience Survey for Giselle & Emergence

Congratulations to the performers, crew, staff, families and sponsors on a magnificent run of Lawrence Ballet Theatre’s Giselle & Emergence! If you were lucky enough to catch these very special performances, we want to hear from you. This brief survey will take just a few minutes of your time and will help us grow even … Continued


Giselle & Emergence Photo Gallery

Lawrence Ballet Theatre performs Giselle & Emergence April 25 – 27! From classical ballet to modern dance, these two dance shows knock it out of the park in both heart and artistry. Enjoy these stunning photos by Ann Dean and join us for an inspiring weekend of dance! Giselle, one of the best-known ballets from the … Continued


3rd Grade Arts Day

We were so happy to welcome 3rd graders from Lawrence Public Schools this week to experience the art of movement! Classes from elementary schools all around the district rotated through dance activities on all three floors of our building. School of Dance Director Hanan Misko, Associate Director of Performing Arts & Education Amanda Pintore, Leah … Continued


School of Dance April Newsletter

April 25 – 27 | Lawrence Ballet Theatre presents Giselle and Emergence This year, Lawrence Ballet Theatre (LBT) will continue its mission to offer high-quality classical ballet for Northeast Kansas audiences to enjoy. LBT will present the full-length Giselle, one of the best-known ballets from the romantic era. It is a story of romance, deceit, and forgiveness, … Continued


Olivia Hernandez accepted to Arizona State University

Dear School of Dance Families, We have exciting and bittersweet news to share. Our School of Dance Coordinator, Olivia Hernández, has applied and been accepted into the MFA Theatre (Interdisciplinary Digital Media Performance) program at Arizona State University. Her last day will be July 19, 2019. Since Olivia joined the team in 2014, she has … Continued