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...

March 2, 2018

Six students of the Colorado Ballet Society were inducted into the National Honor Society for Dance Arts recently. SarahRose Lorrig (16) is a homeschool student; Josie Hawkins (15) is a sophomore at The Village (AOHS); Emma Michaux (17) is a junior at Colorado Springs Christian School; Gracie Mien...

October 24, 2017

On Tuesday, October 17th, Colorado Ballet Society received an award from the Pikes Peak Arts Council for their Musical Theatre debut performance of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man in the Youth Dance Production category at the annual PPAC Awards Gala held at the Fine Arts Center at Colorado College in...

August 1, 2017

Front Range pianist and Colorado Ballet Society accompanist, Nina Miller, has created and released new dance class tracks with Disney inspired music titled, ‘Fairy Tale Music for Classical Ballet’. Downloads can be purchased online at Amazon: here and iTunes: here

“Disney is very particular...

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...

May 16, 2017

After all of the rehearsals and spring shows are over, we parents often feel a huge sense of relief, as do our busy artists who live and breathe dance. “You mean we can actually plan a family outing on a Saturday?! Our kids can actually attend a birthday party?!” It would be easy for us to tell our dan...

March 28, 2017

What does it mean, exactly? To not desire dance…

I suppose it means something a little different to everyone. What comes to mind?

Maybe, you don’t desire dance when you’re spiking a flaming fever, curled up on the couch in a fetal position – tissues and tea at your side, complete with a loving momma.


March 21, 2017

Colleges and universities in the U.S. offer an attractive option for high school graduates interested in continuing to dance while advancing their academic credentials.

If the college route is one of interest to your dancer and your family, then let me share what we learned during the college dance audi...

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.


February 22, 2017

My daughter started dancing when she was three-years-old and continued to dance for fourteen years. During all fourteen years, I volunteered in many different positions at the studio and sometimes not even for her performances. I’ve been a back stage volunteer, I’ve helped bedazzle costumes and props,...

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