What makes us special ? What makes us different?


1.)We have provided the highest quality of dance, theatre & voice training at affordable prices for over 33 years. Compare us!


2) We do not charge a registration fee.


3) Class sizes are limited to ensure individual attention and growth.  We offer over 80 classes each week from which to choose.


4) All instructors have Academic Credentials and/or Professional Performance experience. No classes are taught by teenagers. Resumes happily provided on request.


5) Our classes and performances follow specific guidelines insuring age appropriate movement, music and costumes.


6) All of our 7 classrooms have suspended professional dance floors which eliminate injuries caused from dancing on hard surfaces.


7) Our Spring Recitals include professional scenery and costumes. We hold separate performances for younger and older students ensuring shorter shows and plenty of seating. Our Recitals are always free -Tickets are never required.


8) We offer several performance opportunities for dance, theatre & voice students during the year.

We do not participate in competitions.


9) Ballet students are invited to participate in our semi-annual production of The Nutcracker Ballet which benefits The Northland Christmas Store.


10.) We have two locations conveniently located in the Northland providing more class time options and ensuring smaller class sizes.



     72nd studio 816-436-7277  or  95th studio  816-436-8885

Ibsen Dance Theatre

School of Performing Arts