Kansas City PBS is proud to present a new arts series created by award-winning producer Brad Austin, in collaboration with the Kansas City performing arts community. KC Performs brings together a variety of groups and disciplines to perform in some of the most iconic landmarks in Kansas City. Thirty-minute compilations stitch together short pieces of ballet, jazz, opera and drama presented by some of Kansas City’s most talented performers.
Glenn North’s new poem, “I Sing Their Names,” celebrates Kansas City Black history.
KC Performs presents "Another Hat," a song from "Overture: The Musical," created by S#arp Women.
The Owen/Cox Dance Group and Kansas City Chorale collaborate on “And The Darkness Has Not Overcome It,” backed by an achingly beautiful composition by Sergei Rachmaninoff.
The Ballet Street Project interprets Allen Ginsberg’s “Wichita Vortex Sutra.”
Quixotic performs as part of "KC Performs," a new show on Kansas City PBS that lends a broadcast stage to performers whose venues have been darkened by the pandemic.
Musical Theater Heritage performs "Santa Fe" on "KC Performs," a new show on Kansas City PBS.
The Kansas City Ballet performs “Look Here, Love,” created in collaboration with choreographer Helen Pickett as part of “KC Performs,” a new show on Kansas City PBS.
Abigail Stahlschmidt teams up with Ballet Street Project to perform “Christmas Countdown” as part of "KC Performs" on Kansas City PBS.
Watch Anastasia Vorotnaya's moving performance of "Sonata No. 2." Vorotnaya is one of 30 students at Park International Center of Music.
Enjoy Musical Theater Heritage's production of "Send in the Clowns" from Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music" performed by Melinda MacDonald.
Get swept away in dancer Whitney Huell's magical performance of "What Angel Wakes Me" from "A Midsummer Night’s Dream" Act III, Scene I.
Independent choreographer Helen Pickett collaborated with the Kansas City Ballet to create a dance film for "KC Performs."
Here's a sneak peek at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre's reimagined "A Christmas Carol," which will air on Kansas City PBS at 7 p.m. on Dec. 17, 2020,
The Ballet Street Project was created by local ballet dancers pushed off their normal stage by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A performing arts treasure can be found at the Park International Center for Music, a renowned program at Park University.
The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra plays "Union Station" on KC Performs.
Jessica Page sings "Pennybrook Lane" on "KC Performs."
The Kansas City Jazz Orchestra plays "Ain't Nobody Like My Baby" for "KC Performs.
“KC Performs,” a new program developed by Kansas City PBS, is designed to help close the gap between artists and audiences during the pandemic.