Department of Dance

Classes are offered for ages two through adult for students/professionals at all levels of dance. Professional quality, beautiful dance performances are offered every other year. During years without recitals, we offer informal, in-studio performances. Three times per year parents and friends of students are invited to watch class. For more information about classes or to schedule a placement class, call 913-254-7278.

Dance Classes Offered:
  • Ballet
  • Pointe & Variations
  • Jazz
  • Hip Hop
  • Tap
  • Leap & Turn Technique
  • Dance for Musical Theatre
  • Contemporary/Lyrical
  • Composition and Dance Improvisation
Dance Classes Offered for Dancers Ages 2 to 7:
  • 2 to Dance - 2 year old with parent
  • Creative Movement - age 3 to 5 - A 45-minute ballet based class
  • Tippity-Tap - age 5 to 7 - A 45-minute introduction to tap and rhythms
  • Hippity Hop - age 5 to 7 - A 45-minute introduction to jazz and hip hop
  • PreBallet/PreJazz - age 6 to 7 - A 60-minute class of ballet and jazz

Professional dancers and instructors from cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and prestigious ballet companies across the country are invited to Legacy throughout the year to work with students. Students who have a desire to perform have three company options at Legacy. The Junior Dance Company is a jazz-based company for students ages 9 to 12. The Senior Dance Company is a jazz-based company for students ages 12 to 18. Ballet Legacy is a ballet-based company for students age 12 to 18. The Legacy Companies perform throughout Kansas City. Past performances include: Union Station, Overland Park’s Nutcracker Tea Party, The Chalk and Walk Festival, Theatre in the Park, T-Bones Games, Tiblow Days, Chinese New Year Festival at Johnson County Community College - Yardley Hall, New Dance Partners Showcase at Yardley Hall and The Goddard School, in addition to many others.

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