Hello and Welcome to Colorado Ballet Society’s Dancers and Parents Blog!

Our goal is for this blog to be a place

  • Where dancers receive the tools and information they need to become the best dancers they can possibly be

  • Where dance history and knowledge is shared

  • Where current dancers, dance instructors, and former dancers can connect and share their experiences.

  • Where parents can share their experiences, tips, and stories about being dance parents.

February 25, 2020

Dancers from Connexus Dance Collective, Colorado Youth Ballet, and The National Honor Society for Dance Arts chapter of Colorado Ballet Society will be performing in Under the Canopy at Doherty High School on Sunday, March 15, at 5:00 pm, bringing the best in classical repertoire and contemporary dance...

December 4, 2019

The Colorado Youth Ballet and its parent organization, Colorado Ballet Society, welcome, 10-year-old, Etsuko Smith and, 5-year-olds, Claira and Chloe Vanderhoef as their 2019 Nutcracker ‘Dancers for A Day’ for the upcoming seven performances of The Nutcracker, at 7:00pm on Friday, December, 20; and 2:0...

December 3, 2019

Award-winning dancers of the Colorado Ballet Society and the Colorado Youth Ballet will perform seven shows of The Nutcracker, at 7:00pm on Friday, December, 20; and 2:00pm & 6:00pm on December 21-23 at the Ent Center for the Arts, 5225 N Nevada Ave in Colorado Springs. 150 cast members, including gues...

November 21, 2019

 Colorado Ballet Society is coordinating with The Pikes Peak Library District to provide eight performances of the Petite Nutcracker for the Colorado Springs community at 10 am, 11 am, & 1 pm on Friday, November 29 and Saturday, November 30, 2019, with two additional performance on Friday, Novembe...

November 18, 2019

The National Honor Society for Dance Arts chapter of Colorado Ballet Society is coordinating with Connexus Dance Collective, as well as Santa and Ms. Claus, to provide a Nutcracker Tea for the Colorado Springs community at 2:00pm on Monday, November 25 and Tuesday, November 26, 2019, at Ballet Society’...

October 10, 2017

There’s something that all dancers have to deal with during their dance journeys, and that’s changes in their bodies. However, the common growth spurt that young dancers inevitably face isn’t always openly discussed—it’s often a private conversation between dancers, their instructors, and medical pract...

August 15, 2017

It’s mid-August which means that we are on our second week of the 2017-2018 dance season and many of our students are beginning their academic school year. Coming out of the summer setting—the long, warm days, spending most of their time in the studio with their friends, having sleepovers, having movie...

June 6, 2017

Whether you’re taking your first dance class this summer or are a returning student, chances are that you’ll need to organize your dance bag before the season starts. While some dancers take a somewhat unorganized approach to packing, there should be a method to your madness to ensure you don’t forget...

May 23, 2017

Dance education gives a dancer many gifts that they carry throughout their lives—self-motivation, self-discipline, poise, grace, an appreciation for the arts, life-long friends and mentors, wonderful experiences, and precious memories. But just as in life, dance has its ups and downs. Moments where a d...

March 1, 2017

As dancers, we often strive to perfect our performances of the choreography given to us; and we may only wonder what it feels like on the other side of the rehearsal studio. However, at Ballet Society, some students are given the rare opportunity once a year to choreograph their own pieces to music.


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