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Todd Bolender STAGE CREDITS

[Broadway]
1944
Ballet

[Broadway]
Broadway Revival, 1942
Ballet Dancer

[Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1937
Dancer

Todd Bolender Productions

 
[Broadway, 1970]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1961]
Choreographer
 
[Broadway, 1957]
Assistant to the Director
 
[Broadway, 1953]
Choreographer

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Kansas City Ballet School Director Grace Holmes Departs

Learn about the departure of Grace Holmes, the director of Kansas City Ballet School, and the impact it will have on the ballet community in Kansas City.

Kansas City Ballet Opens 2023-2024 Season With JEKYLL & HYDE

Kansas City Ballet's 2023-2024 season opens with the highly anticipated North American premiere of Jekyll & Hyde, choreographed by Val Caniparoli, and accompanied by Kansas City Symphony performing the haunting original score conducted and arranged by Kansas City Ballet Music Director Ramona Pansegrau.

Kansas City Ballet Stages Emotional 2022- 2023 Season Opener With GISELLE

Kansas City Ballet's 2022-2023 season opens with the tragic love story, Giselle, with choreography by Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney, choreographed after Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot and Marius Petipa to the enchanting music of Adolphe Adam. This haunting production runs October 14 through 23 at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts and will be accompanied by the Kansas City Symphony conducted by Kansas City Ballet Music Director Ramona Pansegrau.

KC Dance Day Comes to the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity This Month

Kansas City Ballet will kick-off the 2022-2023 season with the 12th Annual KC Dance Day at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity (500 W. Pershing, Kansas City, MO 64108) on Saturday, Aug. 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Kansas City Ballet Company Dancer Joshua Kiesel To Compete In Helsinki International Ballet Competition

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced that Kansas City Ballet Company Dancer Joshua Kiesel has been selected to compete in the Helsinki International Ballet Competition. 

Kansas City Ballet Announces 2022 - 2023 Season

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the company’s 2022-2023 season, which opens with the return of a beloved romantic classic, Giselle, continues with the world’s most adored fairy tale, Cinderella, and concludes with Bliss Point.

Kansas City Ballet Announces 2021-2022 Season

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the company’s 2021-2022 season, which opens with a mixed repertoire featuring Lila York’s Celts celebrating movement and music, continues with Michael Pink’s mesmerizing Dracula, and concludes with Septime Webre’s return of The Wizard of Oz.

KC Ballet Announces New Moves: The Broadcast Series

Kansas City Ballet's Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the launch of a new seven-week online series of free world premiere ballet episodes, New Moves: The Broadcast Series.

KC Ballet Announces THE HOLIDAY SHOW at Bolender Center

Kansas City Ballet will present The Holiday Show from December 4 – 20 at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity

KC Ballet Announces KC Dance Day Virtual

Kansas City Ballet will kick-off its 63rd season with the 10th Annual KC Dance Day - Virtual.

Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City and Harriman-Jewell Series Announce Revised 2020-21 Season

To address building occupancy restrictions and social distancing guidelines, the Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Harriman-Jewell Series conclude it is not possible to perform and today announce postponement or cancellation of their on-stage programming at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts through December 31, 2020.

Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City & Harriman-Jewell Series Announce Revised 20/21 Season

To address building occupancy restrictions and social distancing guidelines, the Kansas City Ballet, Kansas City Symphony, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, and Harriman-Jewell Series conclude it is not possible to perform and today announce postponement or cancellation of their on-stage programming at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.

KC Ballet Launches On Demand Experiences And More

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the launch of KCBallet@Home, a compilation of on demand performances, public online dance work outs, classes, podcasts, and more. Details can be found at KCBallet@Home.

Kansas City Ballet Announces Cancellations And Postponements Due To Covid-19

Kansas City Ballet has announced cancellations and postponements due to Covid-19:

Kansas City Ballet to Present NEW MOVES

Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the choreographers chosen for New Moves, a unique performance event designed to search out, develop and showcase emerging choreographers, both from the national dance scene as well as locally within Kansas City Ballet. New provides time and space for choreographers to create world premiere works with accomplished professional dancers. New Moves features the works of choreographers Melissa Gelfin, Rasta Thomas, Melody Mennite, KCB Company Ballet Master Parrish Maynard and Dancers Christopher Costantini, Emily Mistretta, Courtney Nitting and James Kirby Rogers.

DRACULA, CINDERELLA, JEWELS and More to be Presented by Kansas City Ballet in Their 2020-2021 Season

Kansas City Ballet Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the company's 2020-2021 season, which opens with Michael Pink's mesmerizing Dracula, continues with Devon Carney's world premiere choreography for the romantic and comedic Cinderella, and closes with George Balanchine's three-part masterpiece, Jewels. The season also includes the annual and always highly anticipated return of The Nutcracker and the intimately intense dance experience known as New Moves.

Oakland University Announces That Joanne Danto Is A Recipient Of An Honorary Doctor Of Arts

Oakland University, one of Michigan's leading educational institutions, has announced that JOANNE DANTO is the recipient of an Honorary Doctor of Arts for her contributions to the dance community as an internationally celebrated ballet dancer and educator, and her commitment to philanthropy in raising funds to support non-profit organizations in Michigan, and other parts of the United States.

Kansas City Ballet Announces Company's Intention to Commit to Culturally Appropriate Representations in The Nutcracker

Devon Carney, Artistic Director of Kansas City Ballet, today announced the Company's continued intention to commit to more culturally appropriate representations of Asians in presentations of The Nutcracker. Most notably, the artistic representations as seen through the Chinese Tea variation will continue to evolve away from stereotypes and outdated caricatures.

KC DANCE DAY Announced At The Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity

Kansas City Ballet will kick-off its 62nd season with the 9th Annual KC Dance Day at the Todd Bolender Center for Dance & Creativity (500 W. Pershing, Kansas City, MO 64108) on Saturday, Aug. 24th from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The entire day will feature FREE dance performances, classes, demonstrations and FUN for the whole family. In addition, attendees may relax under a tent with food and beverages on sale from Two Guys and a Grill.

KC Ballet Presents NEW MOVES

Artistic Director Devon Carney today announced the choreographers chosen for New Moves, a unique performance event designed to search out, develop and showcase emerging choreographers, both from the national dance scene as well as locally within Kansas City Ballet. New Moves is presented to provide time and space for choreographers to create world premiere works with accomplished professional dancers. New Moves features the works of choreographers Gary Abbott, associate professor of modern dance at the UMKC Conservatory of Dance and Music; Haley Kostas, Kansas City local dancer, choreographer and dance educator; Price Suddarth, Pacific Northwest Ballet soloist; KCB Company Dancers James Kirby Rogers, Emily Mistretta, and Courtney Nitting; and a work for Kansas City Ballet's Second Company created by Ryan Jolicoeur-Nye.

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