Entries by kcfaa

2017 AileyCamp Open House

Last week were the AileyCamp Open Houses. Our Chief Artistic Officer, Tyrone Aiken, gave tours in both Missouri and Kansas campuses. It was great to see board members, donors, and parents come by to get a first-hand view of AileyCamp. It’s a powerful program, and you can’t help but be moved by the life changes […]

Dance Is The Catalyst For AileyCamp

With AileyCamp starting up next week, it’s the perfect time to remember why this camp is so powerful. We have 200 students enrolled for this year (100 in Missouri, 100 in Kansas) with the Final Performance on Wednesday, July 12. So much to look forward to!

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We’re Excited to Bring Misty Copeland to KC

I hear it over and over—it’s one of two reactions: “Oh, I love Misty Copeland! I’ve been following her career for years!” OR “Who’s Misty Copeland?” For those in the latter group, in 2015 Misty Copeland became the first African-American female principal ballerina with the American Ballet Theater in its 75-year history. Her promotion firmly […]

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NEW! Summer Dance Class for High School

We’re launching a new summer intensive especially for high school students, grades 9-12. This special 4-week program will focus on ballet and jazz dance techniques as well as repertory classes. Each day of the week focuses on two different techniques, ensuring students will gain experience on a variety of techniques each week. Learn more or […]