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Springfield, Missouri

Dance Chance

Formed in the spring of 2007, Dance Chance exists today as a partnership with Springfield Public Schools, the Community Center of Springfield and Caring Communities to provide free dance instruction to children at low-income schools. During the 2015-2016 season, Springfield Ballet instructors traveled to Boyd Elementary, McGregor Elementary, Weaver Elementary, Weller Elementary for weekly dance instruction. Each fall, Springfield Ballet provides an in-school demonstration at an assembly for each school. At the completion of each session, participants demonstrate what they’ve learned for family and friends in a public performance. More than 600 children have benefited from this program since its inception.


This program is supported by:

 The Simmerman Family