Amaya Rodriguez and Humberto Rivera Blanco are native Cuban ballet dancers who emigrated to the United States last year to pursue greater opportunities in dance for themselves with the Kansas City Ballet and better lives for their families.
For many of the students at the Paseo Academy of Fine and Performing Arts, getting lessons from a professional dancer, especially one who just a few months ago was dancing with the famed African-American Alvin Ailey company, can be life changing,
The calendar may say it's fall, but the Kansas City Ballet has been rehearsing "The Nutcracker" since September. Here's what it takes to put on the beloved annual show. (Video by Shane Keyser and David Frese).
Five thousand ticket holders from as far away as California and New York converged on a remote prairie pasture in Chase County, Kan., on Saturday, June 11, 2016, for the Kansas City Symphony's 2016 Symphony in the Flint Hills.
New sets, costumes and choreography are featured in the Kansas City Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker," at the Muriel Kauffman Theatre in the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. The ballet runs from December 5th thru the 24th. Video by J
Rehearsals are already underway at the Todd Bollender Center for Dance & Creativity for the Kansas City Ballet's all new production of The Nutcracker. This season's production, featuring all new costumes and sets, has been choreographed by Devon C
Emergency crews were on the scene of a wreck that involved a semi truck that careened off of Interstate 670, near Interstate 70 in Kansas City, Kan. The driver was taken to a hospital in serious condition.
The former Park Place Hotel, consisting of two eight-story towers at 1601 N. Universal Ave., in Kansas City's East Bottoms, was imploded Sunday by 500-pounds of dynamite embedded in 2,200 holes drilled throughout the buildings.
Witness Bill Newcamp describes how a semi truck crashed and fell off of an overpass on Interstate 670 in Kansas City, Kan. Newcamp was waiting for a work crew near the overpass when the wreck occurred on Sunday.