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The Dance Center of Kirkwood demonstrates excellence in the teaching of 
ballet, tap, jazz and modern dance – from preschool to adult levels.

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Our Values

At the Dance Center of Kirkwood, we strive to create an environment that promotes character and focuses on our dancer’s technique.

Classes for All Ages

Our Junior classes can accommodate students as young as 3-4 and we also offer Adult Classes.  Please contact us to come for a visit and join us in a trial class.

Experienced Instructors

Our students receive superior training from our instructors to help them grow.  Many of our students have gone on to win numerous awards in local competitions.

Stage Performances

Our school allows our students to showcase their skills in a full-scale annual production of The Nutcracker as well as in public events throughout the year.

Dance Center of Kirkwood

(314) 821-6663 | DanceCenter@live.com
10308 Manchester Rd
Kirkwood, MO 63122
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About the Dance Center of Kirkwood

Kathleen Massot

Kathy, owner of the Dance Center of Kirkwood, has an extensive background in performance and teaching. As a young girl, she performed in the children’s chorus of the St. Louis Municipal Opera. Kathy then performed with the St. Louis Civic Ballet for 9 years and was a guest artist at the International Festival of Youth Orchestration in Aberdeen, Scotland. She also performed at the Saddlers Wells Theatre in London, England. Kathy then attended the National Academy of Arts and danced professionally with The National Ballet of Illinois. After moving to New York City, Kathy danced with the Leon Felder Dance Company.

She performed with the Laura Dean Dancers and Musicians, and soon became their co-rehearsal director as well. While in Laura Dean’s company, Kathy taught at the University of Iowa and at the University of California.

In 1987, Kathy performed in the AIDS benefit at the Lincoln Center with Master of Ceremonies, Mikhail Baryshnikov. This benefit was organized by Jerome Robbins and Peter Martins. For three summers, she performed at the American Dance Festival at Duke University in North Carolina. Kathy performed throughout the United States in many theaters, including City Center, The Joyce Theatre, and The Lincoln Center. She also performed throughout Europe with a total of three extensive tours.

Kathy teaches ballet, pointe, tap, and jazz at the Dance Center of Kirkwood, and her dancers have won many awards in local competitions. She has also won Best Choreographer Awards. Her students were chosen to perform in Dance St. Louis Spring Festival at the Edison Theatre for three years. She has taken choreographic composition classes at Webster University. Kathy was also a docent for the Educational Impact program for Dance St. Louis.

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05/05/2019
Chuck

a pretty great day for lola, clara, sasha and bridget - and for Dance Center of Kirkwood! congrats to everyone ❤️

03/05/2019
Ellen

It’s National Thank a Dance Teacher Day! Thank you, Dance Center of Kirkwood!

02/05/2019
The Greek Kitchen

CALLING ALL GREEK FOODIES! 😋
Did you know that the Greek Kitchen is known as the #1 Greek Restaurant in St. Louis (St. Louis Restaurant News)? If you are a true Greek food fan, you are sure to ... See more

30/04/2019
The Big Muddy Dance Company

Celebrating #internationaldanceday with a sneak peek of Bach in Motion 💃🏽🎶
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See the entire work performed to live music this Thursday 5/2 at 7:30pm at the E. Desmond Lee Concert Hall, 560 ... See more

28/04/2019
Ellen

Another day, another dance...a good day for “Raymonda” at CRU Dance! Thank you Miss Kathy for all the time you take with these ladies!

28/04/2019
Dance Center of Kirkwood

More photos of the company dancers at National Dance Week.

28/04/2019
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More photos of the company dancers at National Dance Week.

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