Devon Carney http://kcur.org en Kansas City Ballet's New Director On 'The Nutcracker' http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-ballets-new-director-nutcracker <p>Each year in December, like many other companies, the Kansas City Ballet puts on a production of The Nutcracker.</p><p>But this year the Kansas City Ballet has a new leader at the artistic helm, Devon Carney.</p><p>Carney joins us to speak about this holiday classic and how he keeps it fresh for himself and the audience.</p> Mon, 09 Dec 2013 13:23:01 +0000 Matthew Long-Middleton 48069 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Ballet's New Director On 'The Nutcracker' [VIDEO] Devon Carney Puts His Stamp On Kansas City Ballet http://kcur.org/post/video-devon-carney-puts-his-stamp-kansas-city-ballet <p>The<a href="http://www.kcballet.org" style="font-family: Georgia; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; "> Kansas City Ballet</a><span style="color: rgb(50, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; ">&#39;s new artistic director, </span><a href="http://www.kcballet.org/aboutus/company/artisticdirector.html" style="font-family: Georgia; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; ">Devon Carney</a><span style="color: rgb(50, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal; ">, begins his tenure with a world premiere. Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:30:00 +0000 Julie Denesha 44043 at http://kcur.org [VIDEO] Devon Carney Puts His Stamp On Kansas City Ballet Kansas City Ballet Launches Second Company http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-ballet-launches-second-company <p></p><p>The <a href="http://www.kcballet.org/index.html">Kansas City Ballet</a> is joining other dance companies around the country – from Boston Ballet to the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater – to create a training ground for young dancers: a second company.&nbsp;</p><p>Devon Carney, newly appointed artistic director of the Kansas City Ballet, described the second company, Kansas City Ballet II (KCB II), as a "natural next stage of development," based on the Ballet’s growth in recent years.</p> Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:31:02 +0000 Laura Spencer 42396 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Ballet Launches Second Company A New Artistic Director For The Kansas City Ballet http://kcur.org/post/new-artistic-director-kansas-city-ballet <p>After an extensive search process, the <a href="http://www.kcballet.org/">Kansas City Ballet </a>has a new artistic director. Dancer, choreographer and teacher Devon Carney begins his new post in July. Carney succeeds outgoing artistic director William Whitener. Fri, 24 May 2013 01:00:45 +0000 Laura Spencer 37117 at http://kcur.org A New Artistic Director For The Kansas City Ballet Five Questions For Devon Carney http://kcur.org/post/five-things-know-about-devon-carney <p>The <a href="http://www.kcballet.org/">Kansas City Ballet</a> has named Devon Carney as the company's new artistic director. For the last decade, Carney has worked with <a href="http://www.cballet.org/">Cincinnati Ballet</a>; since 2008, he's served as associate artistic director. Fri, 24 May 2013 01:00:33 +0000 Laura Spencer 37234 at http://kcur.org Five Questions For Devon Carney