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Spring Dance Concert

April 5, 6, 7, 2024

Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall

The performances on April 5 & 7 will be available to view online via livestream. Visit Livestreamed Performances for more information and to reserve tickets.


This Spring students and choreographers examine the ideas of world-building, connection, and suspense through the artform. Ballet, contemporary, hip hop, and jazz provide uplift and stir creative souls in this repertoire concert and special guest KC Aerial Arts will have patrons on the edge of their seats.

Scenic Design by Kelly Vogel
Costume Design by Josh Gilpin
Lighting Design by Ann Sitzman
Stage Management by Kalen Stockton

From the Dust

Choreography by Claire Buss
Dancers: Storm Alicie (understudy), Morgan Blanton, Rylee Brown, Alexandria Demps, Sydney Ebner, Mia Godinez Abigail Lorenz, Jadyn Kaufman (understudy), Breck Luedke, Cailan Niswonger, Sarah Perez, Dylan Pope, Madi Seelye, Emily Shaw, Anna Shelton, Quinn Stahly, and Joslyn Vetock

Alice in Wonderland

Choreography by Ashley Brittingham
Dancers: Sofia Dunkelberger, Cassidy Dunn, Sophia Harrison, Cullen Krishna, Lucie Lane, Esther McBride, Audrey Merckling, Sloane Smith, and Elizabeth Wellman

Running Back

Choreography by Cullen Krishna
Dancers: McKenna Bizal, Cullen Krishna, Abigail Lorenz, Savannah Meier, Mallory Price, Paul Ruf, and Anna Shelton

Life Like Water

Choreographed & Performed by Meghan Spencer, with KC Aerial Arts
Aerialists: Lisa Caldwell, Leila Schenke, Kaylei Wiedenmann, and Cassie Stevens
Dancers: Mckenna Bizal, Brooke Howard, Jazmyne Le, Esther McBride, Mara McKelvey, Dylan Pope, Natalie Remack, Eliana Rundus, Madi Seelye, Molly Shaw, and Nikolette Treadwell

Broken Patterns

Choreography by Olivia Pennell
Dancers: Sophia Harrison, Cullen Krishna and Anna Shelton

Between Bells

Choreography by Cullen Krishna & Anna Shelton
Dancers: Storm Alicie, McKenna Bizal, Hope Casner, Grace Epperly, Madeline Evenson, Mia Godinez, Cooper Holmes, Kayla Howard, Jadyn Kaufman, Cullen Krishna, Abigail Lorenz, Breck Luedke, Savannah Meier, Cailan Niswonger, Dylan Pope, Mallory Price, Paul Ruf, Eliana Rundus, Madi Seelye, Anna Shelton, and Claire Sprute

The Imagination Drought

Choreography by Maya Tillman-Rayton
Dancers: Abby Boyd, Hope Casner, Alexandria Demps, Olivia Dondzila, Sydney Ebner, Kayla Howard, Alex Hunt (understudy), Mahika Messa, Cailan Niswonger, Sarah Perez, Katie Seminoff, Lindsay Skinner, Quinn Stahly, Joslyn Vetock, and Rizzy Xiong

Ticket Information

  • Tickets are available in person at the University Theatre Box Office in Murphy Hall, by calling 785-864-3982, or online at the links below.

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Ticket Prices

  • Adults - $25

  • Children - $10

  • Senior Citizens - $20

  • KU Faculty/Staff - $20

  • KU Students - $15 ($10 if purchased in advance)