CSA frequently asked questions
Where are the CSA classes held?
Where do we park?
When is the first day of class?
Does the CSA close for Holidays?
Who is in charge of the CSA?
Who should I talk to about enrolling in a class?
Do you accept late enrollments?
Can classes be prorated?
What is the attire for Dance Classes?
How can I learn about special events or opportunities?
What is the inclement weather policy?
All classes are held at the Community School of the Arts at 5601 Wyandotte Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64113. We’re located in the Music and Arts Building on the campus of St. Teresa’s Academy between Brookside and the Plaza. 816.531.4022
St. Teresa's Academy has asked that we park on the east side of Wyandotte Street (closest to STA) or in the STA parking lot off of 57th Street. Absolutely no one is to park on the west side of Wyandotte or on Westover Street. Thanks for following this new parking policiy and helping us be good neighbors.
The first day of the Spring Session is January 28th.
Spring Break Camps are March 18-22. (No regular group classes will be held.)
The Summer Session begins the week of June 10, 2013.
KCYA Offices Closed:
Monday, May 28, 2012 - Memorial Day
Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - 4th of July - The Office will be closed - but we WILL have Summer Camp!
Monday, September 3, 2012 - Labor Day
Thursday & Friday, November 22 & 23, 2012 - Thanksgiving
the Director of Arts Education and Director of Marketing & Business Development share responsibility for the CSA and report to Martin English, the Executive Director of Kansas City Young Audiences.
Please call Kim Heald at 816.531.4022 for information about enrolling in a group class. Private instruction is offered through a number of fabulous teaching artists who you should contact directly.
Enrollments for group classes may be accepted through the second week of the session. Group class tuition will not be prorated. Certain dance classes may accept late enrollments, please inquire.
Enrollments for private instruction lessons must be arranged through the Teaching Artist.
Group class fees will not be prorated.
Pre-Ballet, Intro to Dance and Ballet I-V Classes: Ladies: solid color leotard, pink tights and pink leather ballet slippers. Hair must be pulled away from the face in a bun or ponytail. Please bring rubber hair bands and barrettes to each class. Gentlemen: T-shirt, black leggings, and white or black leather ballet slippers.
Hip Hop: Loose fitting clothes and sneakers that are only worn for Hip Hop class. (Please, no street shoes in the dance studios.)
Jazz: Loose fitting clothes or leotard and jazz pants with jazz shoes or ballet slippers.
Adults in Parent & Me classes shouls wear comfortable clothes and socks or bare feet. No leotards required.
Dance attire may be purchased online at http://www.discountdance.com/teacher_convert.php. Use the Studio/Teacher ID# TP48802. We'll earn points towards new costumes and other dance supplies when you shop here. And with the ID# you can get 10% off your first purchase!
Please email Miss Kim Shope, Dance Department Chair with any specific questions.
Check out our Calendar of Events. We rely on email for much of our communication - it saves money and paper!
On inclement weather days, a decision may need to be made to cancel classes. We will make that decision by 2:00pm, but we also reserve the right to cancel classes after 2:00pm if the weather conditions worsen. You may call the office at 816.531.4022 or check our website: www.kcya.org for the latest information. We will also post our closing on local TV stations - look for the Community School of the Arts.
Ballet classes,Acting Camps, Piano lessons, Acting Classes, Guitar lessons, Garage Band classes, Hip Hop Dance, Dance Camps, Hip Hop Writing & Performing, Jazz Dance, Summer Camps, Acting for Teens, Advanced ballet classes, visual arts classes, Improvisational acting classes, Theatre Camps, visual arts camps, Spring Break Camps, in-school performances, artist residencies, classroom workshops, school assemblies!
For more information call or email Kim Heald, Administrative Assistant at 816.531.4022 ext. 1000