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Hanan Misko
Dance Program Director

Hanan studied at the Kansas City Ballet School and received his B.F.A. from The Juilliard School under the directorship of Lawrence Rhodes. Hanan has danced with various companies including Storling Dance Theater, Mark Morris Dance Group, the Metropolitan Opera (Faust, Don Giovanni, Orfeo ed Euridice, and Nixon in China), Jessica Lang Dance; and as a company member with Ballet Hispanico, Martha Graham Dance Company, and Nimbus Dance works in New York City. Hanan has served as artistic director for the Fine Arts Summer Academy’s Dance Ensemble in Nashville, TN for the past six years. He has taught at the Kansas City Ballet School, the Wharton Music Center, The Culture House, in New Jersey public schools’ after school programs, and in The Juilliard School’s C.L.I.M.B. program.

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Adult Ballet I

Adult Ballet I

Adults / 9th Grade & Up

The adult dance program offers a variety of techniques for those experiencing dance for the first time as well as those who wish to continue a life-long interest in dance. Instructors specifically organize classes to emphasize progress over perfection and strive to inspire a joy of motion and expression.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
FA-CDAB11 08/21 - 12/11 MO 7:45PM - 9:00PM Misko, Hanan $212.00 ($190.80) Enroll Now!
Ballet IV

Ballet IV

5th Grade & Up / Beginner-Intermediate

Three ballet classes a week are recommended at this level; two classes a week are required. Students are encouraged to enroll in Modern I and Jazz II to become well-rounded dancers.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
FA-CDYB41 08/21 - 12/11 MO 6:15PM - 7:45PM Misko, Hanan $246.00 ($221.40) Enroll Now!
Boy's Ballet I & II

Boy's Ballet I & II

2nd Grade & Up / Beginner-Intermediate

Designed specifically for the male dancer. Focusing on Ballet technique, we will cover fundamental basics and put them into practice traveling, balancing, and jumping. Free for boys enrolled in another dance class.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
FA-CDYBB13 08/23 - 12/13 WE 4:45PM - 5:30PM Misko, Hanan $100.00 ($90.00) Enroll Now!
Boy's Ballet III

Boy's Ballet III

5th Grade & Up / Intermediate-Advanced

Dancers in this class, geared specially for the danseur, are required to attend the 4-5:30pm (Wed) Ballet IV/V course. Free for boys enrolled in another dance class.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
FA-CDYBB33 08/23 - 12/13 WE 5:30PM - 6:00PM Misko, Hanan $0.00 ($0.00) Enroll Now!
Modern II

Modern II

7th Grade & Up / Must be placed by the instructor

Students will learn the basic elements of the Limon technique, as well as other fundamental techniques. Exploring new movements, concepts, ways to balance and principles, this class will transform your approach to dance. Ballet IV & V are strongly encouraged to enroll.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
FA-CDYM22 08/22 - 12/12 TU 7:30PM - 8:30PM Misko, Hanan $205.00 ($184.50) Enroll Now!
Student Choreography Showcase

Student Choreography Showcase

3rd Grade & Up

The Student Choreography Showcase is an event for students to showcase self-choreographed dance work in a supportive and encouraging environment. Student choreographers are responsible for selecting and rehearsing their dancers prior to the show. Intended for dancers and choreographers 3rd Grade-Adult. Deadline to enroll is 10/25.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
FA-CDSCASE 11/21 - 11/21 TU 6:00PM - 8:00PM Misko, Hanan $0.00 ($0.00) Enroll Now!
The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet

The Nutcracker, A Kansas Ballet

Ages 6-Adult / All Experience Levels

Still in Kansas, this year’s Nutcracker is all new, and all dance. Remarkably fresh and filled with music and dance, magic, mystery and spectacle, this newly envisioned ballet production is a seasonal favorite. Based on E.T.A. Hoffman’s original story and set in Kansas, witness the magic and wonder of Drosselmeyer and Clara defeating the Mouse King and liberating the Nutcracker from his enchanted form.

Class Code Dates Days Time Instructor Price (Member)
FA-DYNKB 09/30 - 12/16 SA 9:00AM - 9:00PM Misko, Hanan $145.00 ($145.00) Enroll Now!