Costs are on sliding scale, contact Marlene Strang (Marlene.Strang@ColoradoBallet.org) for details.
Day of Dance is a field trip available to students at all grade levels. Bring up to 150 students to Colorado Ballet's studios for a rotation of introductory classes in a variety of dance styles and tour Colorado Ballet's facilities, including the costume shop. Classes may include: creative movement, ballet, jazz, tap, African, salsa, bollywood, hip hop, and modern dance. The cost is $7 per student. Contact Marlene Strang at Marlene.Strang@ColoradoBallet.org for details and to set up your Day of Dance!
Balance and Motion is a field trip or in school workshop recommended for kindergarten through 5th grade. Students will explore on and off balance and work with partners and props while developing their motor skills through fun movement activities. Contact Marlene Strang at Marlene.Strang@ColoradoBallet.org for details.
Pre-K, Early Elementary
Students will learn about a variety of dance concepts, such as, size, balance, rhythm, levels, shapes, and energy. The class will develop spatial awareness, problem solving, and strengthening the body and brain.
Students strengthen their knowledge of vocabulary words and sentence writing in this movement driven lesson. Students will explore embodiments and definitions of words and create dances based on their understanding of sentence writing.
4th Grade through 12th Grade
Flexible residency focusing on the elements of dance and choreography, incorporating contemporary dance styles and culminating in a dance piece to perform.
Kindergarten through 3rd Grade
Colorado Ballet and the Butterfly Pavilion collaborate on this workshop. Students learn about the life cycle of the butterfly through movement in this interactive dance and science class.
Visit www.butterflies.org/education/k-5-outreach.php for more information.
This anatomy based workshop is an introduction to the skeletal and muscular systems. Students will learn how to warm up the body properly through stretching and conditioning.
We have many more on and off campus programs, and we're happy to create unique programs that fit your needs. Just ask! Contact Marlene Strang at firstname.lastname@example.org or 303-339-1619.
Photos: Colorado Ballet education and outreach events, photos by Colorado Ballet staff