Kansas City Ballet II http://kcur.org en [VIDEO] KCB II Takes Dance To The Community http://kcur.org/post/video-kcb-ii-takes-dance-community <p></p><p>This year, the <a href="http://www.kcballet.org/home.html">Kansas City Ballet</a> launched a second company called <a href="http://www.kcballet.org/aboutus/company/kcbii.html">KCB II</a>. It’s a selective program – there are only five dancers in the ensemble – and they're charged with taking dance out into the community.</p><p><strong>Creating a role for dance in the community</strong></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 11:06:37 +0000 Julie Denesha 48590 at http://kcur.org [VIDEO] KCB II Takes Dance To The Community Roanoke Park Hosts A Diverse Celebration Of Dance http://kcur.org/post/roanoke-park-hosts-diverse-celebration-dance <p>A festive crowd gathered Saturday evening at Roanoke Park with blankets and lawn chairs for the 15th Annual "Dance in the Park" presented by <a href="http://www.cityinmotion.org/">City in Motion Dance Theater</a>. Local companies presented a diverse range of dance ranging from modern to classical ballet, and East Indian to Afro-Brazilian capoeira.<br> Sun, 08 Sep 2013 15:31:08 +0000 Julie Denesha 43159 at http://kcur.org Roanoke Park Hosts A Diverse Celebration Of Dance 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