off-season http://kcur.org en [VIDEO] Off-Season: Dancers Challenge Audiences And Themselves With New Summer Festival http://kcur.org/post/video-season-dancers-challenge-audiences-and-themselves-new-summer-festival <p>For most dancers, the off-season is a time of rest and recuperation from the rigors of performance. But six months ago, Kansas City Ballet dancers <a href="http://www.kcballet.org/aboutus/company/dancers.html#krutzkamp">Anthony Krutzkamp</a> and <a href="http://www.kcballet.org/aboutus/company/dancers.html#pachciarz">Logan Pachciarz</a> began to plan a more ambitious summer break.</p><p><strong>Art is not always easy</strong></p> Fri, 28 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Julie Denesha 39141 at http://kcur.org [VIDEO] Off-Season: Dancers Challenge Audiences And Themselves With New Summer Festival Off-Season: Kansas City Symphony's Miles Maner http://kcur.org/post/season-kansas-city-symphonys-miles-maner-0 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There are some artists, like musicians and dancers, whose contracts are for roughly 40 weeks a year. So, how do they spend the rest of their time?</span></p><p>We asked&nbsp;<a href="http://www.kcsymphony.org/">Kansas City Symphony</a>&nbsp;musicians, on contract for a 42-week season, to share stories about their plans for the off-season.</p><p><em><strong><a href="http://www.kcsymphony.org/ContentCtl/ViewAct/Musician/76">Miles&nbsp;Maner</a></strong>, associate principal, bassoonist and&nbsp;contrabassoonist</em></p> Wed, 19 Jun 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Laura Spencer 38738 at http://kcur.org Off-Season: Kansas City Symphony's Miles Maner