Laura Szymanski

Laura Szymanski

For nearly 20 years Laura Szymanski has been teaching and actively building the dance community in Kansas City. She teaches couples and individuals all styles of ballroom and social dance.

As creative director for shows at the Folly Theater and Polski Theaters, she has choreographed for students and professionals alike. She is no stranger to competitive arena, as she trains students for pro-am competitions, including Kansas City’s own Heart of America DanceSport Competition.

Her own dance training began at the age of six when she started competing in ballet, jazz, and contemporary styles. Today, her repertoire includes American Rhythm and American Smooth, nightclub dances such as West Coast Swing, Salsa, Bachata, Argentine Tango, Hustle, and Samba, as well as several country dances.

A recipient of numerous Top Teacher Awards from TCDC Intl., Laura says, “I love guiding my students through the exciting world of dance and witnessing how it enriches their lives.”