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 Anthony Krutzkamp and Logan Pachciarz began to plan a more ambitious summer break.
Art is not always easy
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?
We asked Kansas City Symphony musicians, on contract for a 42-week season, to share stories about their plans for the off-season.
Miles Maner, associate principal, bassoonist and contrabassoonist
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