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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 Happenings the Month of August

The School of Dance is gearing up for a lively Fall semester! Be in the know, take time to read the New to Fall welcome letter/weekly class schedule! We have new faculty members joining us this fall, which means additional classes! Also new this fall is our School of Dance Coordinator, Amy Hope. Lawrence Ballet Theatre will … [more]

Exciting School of Dance Fall Events

There is a ton going on within the School of Dance this fall! Beginning the month of August, visit the Lawrence Arts Center to browse the abundance of dance wear at our Dance Shoppe Pop-Up sales, offered two Sundays in August. If you have outgrown your dance attire, donate it to the Fall Attire Swap … [more]

LAC Ballet Dancers

Announcing Lawrence Ballet Theatre’s 10th Year Anniversary and 2019-2020 Company Members

Led by Artistic Director Cynthia Crews, company members gain exposure and experience through numerous performances of classical ballet repertoire and original works. LBT dancers work directly with professional guest choreographers in addition to their work with the artistic director. Lawrence Ballet Theatre is a member company of the prestigious Regional Dance America/MidStates. Each year, Lawrence Ballet Theatre … [more]

Announcing The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet!

Click here to view the Nutcracker Cast List! Important Cast Documents:  Nutcracker Final Weekend Schedule Required Attire, Hair & Makeup Parent Volunteer Sign Up Genius page Enrollment & Fees To accept your Nutcracker role(s), ALL CAST MEMBERS must register in person through the Front Desk by September 29th. The course code to enroll through the … [more]

Announcing the 2018-19 Lawrence Ballet Theatre Company Members & Apprentices

We are proud to announce the Lawrence Ballet Theatre Company Members & Apprentices for the 2018-19 season. Congratulations! Company Members Luna Branum, Annika Chun, Eila Deavours, Erin Doyle, Samantha Dunham, Cassidy Dunn, Emerson Easley, Giosué Ferrara, Gracia Greenhoot, Sophia Hamilton, Emma Krause, Matilda Learned, Elizabeth Lollar, Zora Lotton-Barker, Allison McNellis, Azucena Melchor, Henry Morland, Callia … [more]

June 1: Deadline to Register for the Lawrence Dance Intensives!

A collaboration between the Lawrence Arts Center and the University of Kansas Department of Theatre and Dance, this two-week ballet intensive provides dancers with world-class instruction by accomplished faculty, guest artists, and choreographers in the KU dance studios. Full Intensive: Mon-Fri, June 4-15, 9AM-4PM, 2 wks Deadline to register: June 1 Tuition: $625 / Course … [more]

Spotlight on Emma Davison- Assistant Director & Choreographer of Cinderella

Emma Davison grew up taking visual art, theatre and dance classes here at the Arts Center and has recently returned to assistant direct and choreograph this weekend’s production of Cinderella with Director/ Choreographer Paige Comparato. Emma, who works at the Spencer Museum of Art, talked with us about everything from getting her start in the … [more]