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Triple Threat: Dance Companies Join For Performance

Sep 27, 2013

It's the ultimate collaboration for three dancing companies in Kansas City. The Kansas City Ballet will join forces with Owen/CoxDance Group and Wylliams/Henry Contemporary Dance to present a triumvirate of original work .

Megan Horton, Shane Tice, Latra Wilson dance as part of the Owen/Cox Dance Group.
Credit Charles Stonewall/

On Friday's Up to Date, we talk about why this collaboration is so groundbreaking and what it means for dance culture in the city.


  • Emily Behrmann is the general manager of the JCCC Performing Arts Series.
  • Jeffrey Bentley has been the executive director for the Kansas City Ballet since 1998.
  • Mary Pat Henry is the artistic director and co-founder of the Wylliams/Henry Dance Company and professor of ballet and associate dean of faculty affairs at the University of Missouri-Kansas City's Conservatory of Music and Dance.

HEAR MORE: The performances of New Dance Partners will be at 8 p.m. Sept. 27 and 28. Tickets range from $16 to 40. For more performance information, call (913) 469-4445 or click here.