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Kansas City Ballet Guild – Kick Off Party

August 26th was the date for Kansas City Ballet Guild’s Kick Off Party at Brio on the Country Club Plaza. Nearly 100 ballet enthusiasts and dancers enjoyed listening to Jeffrey J. Bentley, Kansas City Ballet; and Guild President Susan Meehan-Mizer discuss the exciting new season ahead. Proceeds raised by the Kansas City Ballet Guild help support the company’s repertory, its engagement and educational programs, as well as the Kansas City Ballet Archives.

Dancer Kevin Wilson, Kathy Anderson and Dancer Humberto Revira

 

Juliette Singer-Spinks, Susan Meehan-Mizer, Guild president; Gigi Rose, Edie Downing, Jane Webster, Peggy Beal, and Gail Van Way, Kick Off Party chairman

 

Megan Bubb, Melissa Ford, Kansas City Ballet; and Dancer Amanda DeVenuta

 

Dancer Gavin Abercrombie, R.W. Thompson and Dancer Cameron Thomas

Also featured in the September 29, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credit: Larry F. Levenson

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