Kansas City Ballet Presents: Tharp / Parsons / Forsythe

The must-see dance event of the season!

Enjoy works by three of America’s most recognized and acclaimed choreographers!

Twyla Tharp’s In the Upper Room is a tour-de-force of athleticism, built on a pulsating score by Philip Glass. William Forsythe’s contemporary masterpiece, In the Middle, Somewhat Elevated, is a high-voltage thrill ride that changed dance forever and became one of Forsythe’s signature works. KC native, David Parsons founded Parsons Dance and quickly was hailed as a master of contemporary dance. His world premiere ballet, A Play for Love, delivers a fanciful romp derived from Shakespeare’s most celebrated comedic characters.


Friday, May 10, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 11, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 12, 2 p.m.
Friday, May 17, 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, May 18, 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, May 19, 2 p.m.

Click here for tickets or call 816.931.8993.


Special Thank You
This performance is supported by Seeley Foundation, the Lighton Fund, Linda Lighton and Lynn Adkins and Onelife Fitness KC.


Kansas City Ballet Dancers pictured. Photography by Kenny Johnson. Choreography by Twyla Tharp. In the Upper Room.