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Dance On: Digital Diary Submissions Week #5

In our final blog of the Dance On: Digital Diary series, submissions speak to the unique experiences of our community members during COVID-19 and tell stories of hope, resiliency and creativity. Thank you for sharing! Digital Diary Week #5/May 29, 2020: “Share something you’ve discovered during quarantine that you would like to remember after this … [more]


Young dancers wearing hats hold paddles and point at a center dancer.

Much Ado About Dance this Summer at the Arts Center

Summer Enrollment 2020 Throughout the summer, all dance classes will be held online via live interactive Zoom sessions. During the summer session, video recordings will not be available. In-person participation is subject to guidelines set forth by the Kansas Department of Health & Environment, the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department & Arts Center availability. We will … [more]


Dance On: Digital Diary Submissions Week #4

Student submissions to the Dance On: Digital Diary blog series have been inspiring, creative and all kinds of fun! Let’s continue making connections, engaging one another and documenting our experiences as we navigate this time spent in isolation. In the time we’ve had to possibly learn something new, reinvent ourselves and grow personally, we each … [more]


Dance On: Digital Diary Submissions Week #3

As a way of creating connections within our community and documenting an unprecedented time in our lives, we invite all movers to submit digital content to inspire, uncover truth, and join together through collaboration. We will accept all digital submissions in the form of written stories or poems, videos, photos, drawings, collages, animation and more. … [more]


Dance On: Digital Diary Submissions Week #2

Over the next few weeks, we invite our dance families to share your love of dance and document your experiences of Shelter at Home/COVID-19. Each week, we will provide a new prompt to provoke an artistic response from our creative community members. Submissions are welcome in various mediums, such as: spoken word, written stories, poems, … [more]


Dance On: Digital Diary Submissions Week #1

Calling Art Submissions for the School of Dance’s Digital Diary! The School of Dance Digital Diary is a 5-week series that features our students/community members and their creative responses during Shelter at Home/COVID-19. As a way of creating connections within our community and documenting an unprecedented time in our lives, we invite all movers to … [more]



February is Full in the School of Dance with Performances, Auditions and Days Out

Lawrence Dance Intensive Regional Master Classes in February The School of Dance will be traveling to regional dance studios this February to provide further ballet education to regional dancers aged 12-21, while promoting the Lawrence Dance Intensive: Summer Ballet which will be held on the campus of the University of Kansas June 8-19, 2020. Master … [more]


What’s Up in the School of Dance this January

Mark Your Calendars! Monday, January 20, 2020 – MLK Jr.Day/No Classes  The Lawrence Arts Center and Studio 720 will be CLOSED in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Saturday, January 25, 2020 – Attire Swap & Staff Meet/Greet The Winter/Spring semester is underway and the School of Dance is excited to bring back the … [more]


Welcome to the School of Dance Winter/Spring Semester 2020

Winter/Spring 2020 Enrollment Continues… There are so many choices for you and your dancer this semester. Have you always wanted to explore Hip Hop? How about a Chinese Dance class? Browse dance classes now and discover the dancer in you! Details for the 2020 School of Dance End-of-Year Showcase 2020:  This annual event celebrates the achievement … [more]