February 15, 2012 8:26 PM

Ballerina Kimberly Cowen is retiring but not leaving the Kansas City Ballet

Kimberly Cowen is one of two dancers alternating in the role of Juliet in the Kansas City Ballet’s production of Prokofiev’s “Romeo & Juliet,” opening this weekend at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts. And she will perform in the May production of “Masters of American Dance.” Then a new chapter of her life begins.

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