The Colorado Ballet Academy is the official school of the Colorado Ballet Company, located in Denver, CO. The Academy provides training to students ages 1 ½ through adult, beginner through professional, utilizing the most current standards of ballet … show more
The Colorado Ballet Academy is the official school of the Colorado Ballet Company, located in Denver, CO. The Academy provides training to students ages 1 ½ through adult, beginner through professional, utilizing the most current standards of ballet training. The Academy begins teaching students from ages 3 through 6 for creative dance and pre-ballet, two classes that lay the foundation for further study of classical ballet. Beginning at age seven, students are placed in Level 1 and advance according to age, experience, and ability.* Our academy curriculum is designed to guide students from their first introduction to the art through a full course of ballet study. During their time here, students will take classes in technique, pointe work, pas de deux, modern, jazz as well as vital conditioning classes. The Colorado Ballet Academy’s designed method follows a structured sequence of training stages intended to increase student’s technical skills, stamina and discipline in accordance with their age and physical development.
Colorado Ballet Academy offers the unique opportunity to gain stage experience at a young age with our acclaimed professional ballet Company and through student showcase performances and outreach programs. Students learn through coaching and observation the discipline imperative to preparing for performance, stage etiquette, confidence, and decorum which are inherent in performance environments.
Colorado Ballet’s Pre-professional Division provides a necessary base to ease the transition from student to professional dancer in a focused, nurturing environment. In a small and personal setting of up to 15 dancers, students participate in 29 hours of class per week, Monday-Saturday. The audition-only program is geared toward developing the whole artist, offering classes beyond dance technique to create well-rounded dancers ready for the professional ballet world.
We love Colorado Ballet Academy. The professional training, opportunities to perform with professionals, personal attention received from highly educated instructors, master classes and an academy director that truly cares for each student