Photos By Katie Rich and Philip koenig
Virginia Smith is a KCMO local who recently graduated from the University of Missouri - Kansas City in 2020 where she received her BFA in Performing Arts. She received most of her early training at the Kansas City Ballet School where she was chosen to perform student parts in Swan Lake and The Nutcracker. She has had the pleasure of working with and learning from artists around the city such as Suzanne Ryan-Strati, MaryPat Henry, Deeanna Hiett, and Gary Abbott. This is her second year with Kansas City Contemporary Dance.