Crossroads Ballet Festival Highlights Classical and Contemporary

Jul 9, 2008

Summer is usually the off-season for dancers. But this weekend, dancers from across the country will be featured in a new showcase for classical and contemporary works called Crossroads Ballet Festival.

Kansas City, MO – KCUR's Laura Spencer spoke to artistic director and founder Matthew Powell about starting the Crossroads Ballet Festival and his decision to leave the Kansas City Ballet after seven years.

Crossroads Ballet Festival Performances: July 11 - 12, 2008, 7:30 pm UMKC Spencer Theatre, 816-235-6222 (Central Ticket Office)

Run time of the show is approximately two hours, including two 15-minute intermissions.

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