Ballet & Pointe
Amanda started dancing at the early age of 3 at a small dance studio in Woodland Park, Colorado. At the age of 12, she made her way to Colorado Ballet Society where she trained for 6 years under Patricia Hoffman as well as many other amazing dance instructors. During her time at Ballet Society, Amanda danced many roles, including the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Winter Fairy in The Nutcracker, Tatiana in A Midsummers Night's Dream, and Swanilda in Coppelia. She also performed as a guest artist with San Diego Ballet as Clara in the Nutcracker as well as Marzipan in Ballet Idaho’s Nutcracker. She was a 5 time Denver Ballet Guild scholarship winner including a first-place win in her final year competing. Amanda traveled with Colorado Ballet Society to Europe twice and was able to dance in many countries and cities. This included places such as: Prague, Czech Republic; Monte Carlo, France; London, United Kingdom; and Florence, Italy. After her time with Colorado Ballet Society she moved to Denver to dance with Colorado Ballet. Her career came to an end after a hip injury resulting in surgery. Since ending her career in Ballet, Amanda has earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and has always kept herself involved with ballet as much as she can.