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Best Ballet Teachers
in Kansas City
2020

Why These Ballet Teachers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Kansas City Ballet Teachers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

American Dance Center

Located in Overland Park, American Dance Center is a premier dance school that has been in the industry for more than 40 years. The classes in the children's program include Pre-Ballet 1 and 2, Basic Ballet, and Level 1. The Center's pre-professional ballet students are intermediate and advanced level dancers invested in the pursuit of dance excellence at the highest levels. Students who wish to enroll in this program are encouraged to join the nationally recognized American Youth Ballet that rehearses at the American Dance Center Studios.

Overland Park, KS 66210

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Ballet North

Located in Gladstone, Ballet North is a classical ballet school and performance studio founded in 1977. The school offers pre-intensive summer ballet classes for ages 10-12, intensive summer ballet classes for ages 13+, and dance camps. Ballet North embodies the very same model followed by the School of American Ballet and the American Ballet Theater in New York.

Gladstone, MO 64119

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Dance Gallery

Dance Gallery is a dance school located in Lawrence that has been in operation for over 30 years. The studio's classes include ballet, contemporary, hip-hop, jazz, lyrical, pointe, tap, tumbling, and acrobatics. The facility also maintains a dance studio and gallery fitness center. Dance Gallery is a well-established academy that has trained thousands of students throughout the years. The school accepts student enrollment all year long.

Lawrence, KS 66049

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Denise's Dance Academy

Founded in 1993, Denise’ Dance Academy is a dance school located in Overland Park offering master classes and private lessons. The studio provides instruction in a variety of dance styles that include tap, jazz, ballet and pointe, tumbling, hip-hop, pom and leaps, turns and conditioning, and lyrical. The school's dancers have featured at many venues around Kansas City and the country. The students have also performed onstage at Walt Disney World.

Overland Park, KS 66085

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Dramatic Truth Ballet Theatre

Dramatic Truth Ballet Theatre is a ballet company and school located in Kansas City. Originally founded in Nashville in 1986, it is a Christ-centered professional performing arts school. Dramatic Truth School of the Arts urges dancers to develop a unique fusion of classical and modern techniques with a heart of worship.

Kansas City, MO 64137

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Heart of America Dance Centre

Heart of America Dance Centre is a dance school located in Lee's Summit. Classes offered include tumbling, tap, ballet, ballet, lyrical, jazz, dance sampler, and more. The studio offers ballet lessons for various age groups such as Pre-Ballet I for ages 5-6, Pre-Ballet II for ages 6-7, Pre-Ballet III for ages 6-8, and Intro to Ballet for ages 12 and older. Heart of America Dance Centre is a 2016 Studio of Excellence Award Winner.

Lee's Summit, MO 64082

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Kansas City Young Audiences

Kansas City Young Audiences is a music school in Kansas City that offers dance, acting, garage band and music, visual art, and multidisciplinary classes. The academy's dance classes include pre-ballet, ballet, and combo dance classes for kids. Kansas City Young Audiences is affiliated with the National Young Audiences Arts for Learning network.

Kansas City, MO 64111

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Katie's Acrobat, Dance and Music Studio

Katie's Acrobat, Dance and Music Studio is a dance school located in Leavenworth and founded in September 1995. Classes offered include acrobatics, ballet, jazz, hip-hop, tap, clogging, and cheerleading. The school's instructor, Katie Holmes, was honored with a 25-Year Membership Award from Dance Masters of America. Katie's Acrobat, Dance and Music Studio is a Top Rated Local Studio.

Leavenworth, KS 66048

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Missouri Contemporary Ballet

Missouri Contemporary Ballet is a ballet school located in Columbia offering classes to dancers of all ages and levels of experience. The studio brings together a range of genres from classical ballet to jazz. Missouri Contemporary Ballet cultivates the artistic and personal development of students by providing a supportive, motivational, and inspirational environment for dance studies.

Columbia, MO 65201

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Studio 10 Dance & Cheer

Studio 10 Dance & Cheer is a dance school located in Liberty, Missouri offering classes including wiggles/giggles, pre-k combo, combo, level 1 ballet, tap and jazz, and junior hip-hop/cheer. The studio dedicates itself to providing quality dance instruction for beginners through adults. The instructors strive to foster character development and confidence in a positive, classy, organized, and Christian environment.

The Pointe Dance Studio

The Pointe Dance Studio is a ballet school located in Independence offering classes including pre-school combo, beginner combo, advanced beginner, technique classes, and competition techniques. The classes feature warm-ups, instruction and practice, and application of skills in fun routines. The Pointe Dance Studio invites anyone to try out a free class.

Independence, MO 64055

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