Ballet: Christina Noel-Adcock, Kathryn Wagner, Lisi Elsey, and Nia Wolz
Jazz: Russell Canino, Lisa Rebik, Denise Nissen, Angie Simmons, Alexia Liavas and Tobi Johnson-Compton
Tap: Russell Canino, Maggie Chessman and Celeste Sikora
Hip Hop: Christina Bojanowski, Paula Coffman, Julia Ciebiera and Kelly Mackey
Modern: Angie Simmons
Pilates: Laurie Wood
(Call or see schedule for names of instructors for specific classes.)
Accompanists provided with ballet classes
Carol Heath, Hidemi Matsushita, Iwona Molenaar and
Lee Ann Wagerman
Summer 2005 Dance Schedule
Dance classes run for four 12-week sessions throughout the year, but the Summer Session has been divided into two 6-week sessions.
Session IIIA: June 27 - August 6 (No class 7/4 - Independence Day)
Break: August 7 - 14
Session IIIB: August 15 - September 24 (No class - 9/5 Labor Day)
Dance Class Tuition
As listed under each class description or
$13/individual Ballet, Tap, Hip Hop or Jazz class or
$150/unlimited (4 or more classes per week)
A 10% discount is available for families. This discount may only be used if
registering each family member at the same time.
Preparations for the spring concerts begin in December and costume materials are purchased and dances are begun in February. In order for the costumers and choreographers to prepare adequately, it is important that students wishing to perform in spring concerts attend classes throughout the winter and spring sessions.
Ballet and Jazz students participate in one to two concerts per year. Each student pays a $50 performance fee for each concert they participate in. There are no dance concerts for students only attending summer sessions.
Ballet Student Dress Code for Children: For Levels Pre - VI
For Girls: Pink ballet shoes; pink or black tights with feet; solid-color leotard
or unitard without ornamentation; only above-the-knee length skirts; hair
worn short or pulled back from the face and neck.
For Boys: Black ballet shoes; black tights;T-shirt
For Adults: Leotard and tights and ballet slippers, may also wear T-shirt and
Jazz Dance and Hip Hop Student Dress Code
Jazz students should wear jazz pants, leotards, jazz shoes and have hair
pulled back off the face and neck. Sweats are acceptable for adult classes.
Knee pads are recommended. Hip Hop students should wear loose-fitting
clothes, athletic shoes or jazz sneakers that are worn indoors only and knee
pads. Shorts, camisole tops and jeans are not acceptable and are not permitted
Tap Dance Student Dress Code
Students must wear tap shoes and can wear any loose comfortable clothing.
"Jingle Taps" are not recommended in Level III classes.
Missed Class Policy
Missed classes must be made up within the session.
To provide maximum continuity in dance education, instructors determine
the appropriate class placement for new students and all new students are
required to take a placement class. New students may enroll in the most
likely class suited to their level of training, and the instructor will observe
the student at the first meeting of that class and assign him/her to the correct
level. Students may call the dance coordinator at 720-898-7237 with
questions in regards to placement.
Limited scholarship support is available. Applications and deadline information
are available upon request at the Front Desk. These scholarships are
funded in part by the Marnie Cooper Ballet Scholarship Fund and the Ilene
Larson Scholarship Fund.