Kansas City Young Audiences

a Dance School in Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Young Audiences offers three sessions of classes yearly. The Fall and Spring Sessions are thirteen weeks long and the Summer Session which offers week-long camps and nine week long classes. Children as young as two years old may take group classes in creative writing, dance, drama, music, and visual art. Private instruction is available in vocal and instrumental music. KCYA classes meet after school and on Saturdays. During the summer, full day, week long Summer Camps and afternoon Dance Classes offer outstanding opportunities for children to express themselves. KCYA Dance offers Ballet, Pre-Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Ballroom, Hip Hop and dance for Musical Theater classes in a nurturing and positive environment. By partnering with Kansas City's best professional artists, students at the Community School of the Arts are encouraged to discover and develop their own unique talents through our high quality classes, camps and private instruction.

Special Offers

Multi-Class Discount - Enroll in 2 or more classes and save 10% (Also applies for two or more children!) Try It Week - Try any (age appropriate) class during the first week of the Session for free. http://www.kcya.org/?page=csa_enrollment#_Discounts

Age Range

Age range varies from 2 to Adult depending on the class

Classes Offered

Classical Ballet, Pointe, Modern, Jazz, Contemporary Ballet, Acting, Adult Dance Classes, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Tap


The full list of classes offered can be found here: http://www.kcya.org/full_content.php?article_id=309&full=yes&pbr=1 Click on the class to see more information. You may enroll via phone, online or in person. First week of each session is "Try It Week". Come take a few classes to find your favorites! Kansas City Young Audiences Community School of the Arts (KCYA CSA) is conveniently located at 3732 Main Street in the heart of Midtown.

Performing Opportunities

We believe performing is a vital component of dance training and encourage every student to participate in our wonderful performances. CSA Dance Performances are choreographed will a central them such as Edgar Degas, Solar System, Circus, Dolls, or The Beatles music. KCYA CSA dancers have the opportunity to perform at least twice a year. http://bit.ly/CSAPerformances


Kansas City Young Audiences believes that all children deserve access to the arts! Scholarships may be awarded for up to 60% of class tuition. See our Scholarship page here: http://www.kcya.org/?page=csa_scholarships

Business Hours

Mon-Fri: 9am-6pm Sat: 8am-2pm


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