Broadway Dance Workshop — The Lion King

July 20 – 24

  • Beginning to Advanced levels; from age 6-Teen

  • Students build confidence and broaden their movement repertoire in this exciting program that stretches them technically and artistically.

  • Three levels of each dance form, with 4 hours of daily instruction, are offered to challenge the students daily in

    • Musical Theatre Dance (MTD)

    • Ballet

    • Contemporary

    • Tap

  • Faculty for this dynamic workshop includes: 

    • Sarah Groh (Tap)

    • Logan Hathaway (Tap, Contemporary)

    • Bethanny Jorenby (Tap, Ballet, MTD)

    • Lauren Manning (MTD, Ballet)

Tuition and Fees

  • One-Time Summer Registration fee: $25/per student (non-refundable)

  • Full week: $330

  • Day rate: $75/day

  • Hour rate: $20/hour

  • Tuition is due in full at the time of registration.

  • 10% Family Discount off each additional family member's tuition. This is applied to your account AFTER you register.

Registration Information:

  • You can register online for the Broadway Workshop through our Parent Portal

  • Please note: If you wish to take workshops and intensive a la carte, you must register with the Front Desk

2020 Summer Broadway Workshop Instructors:

Sarah Groh (Tap) is happy to join the Colorado Ballet Society as the Advanced and Intermediate Tap Dance teacher. Sarah is an experienced tap dancer and tap teacher and holds a teaching certification in tap from the Chicago Rhythm Project. Ms Groh teaches a variety of tap styles: traditional, Broadway, and rhythm, in all of her classes so that students understand the history and ideas behind this American art form.

 

Sarah also is the visionary strategist and owner of Groh Music, a voice studio established in 2007. Through both voice and dance, artists can learn to reach goals, audition, relieve stress, and understand how these art forms informs their lives.

 

Sarah holds degrees in Voice Performance from the University of Kansas and a Master’s from Arizona State University, as well as a Master’s in Creative Leadership from Fuller Seminary. She grew up on a small farm in Kansas and has enjoyed living in Colorado Springs since 2005. Sarah loves reading, dancing, hiking and camping with her husband, Scott, who is an amazing rock climber and native of the Springs. Ms Groh invites you to join her tap class and check out Groh Music for voice lessons. To learn more, find her at: www.sarahgroh.com.

Logan Hathaway (Guest Instructor: Tap, Contemporary) began dancing at the age of 10 in his hometown of Colorado Springs, Colorado. He has received training in contemporary, jazz, ballet, tap, lyrical, musical theatre, hip hop, and jazz funk. Logan has trained with many artists such as Ade Obayomi, Melissa Sandvig, Alex Little, and other teachers from conventions across the country. During his high school education, Logan fell in love with the discipline of choreography and teaching. He began teaching classes in a variety of styles and choreographing dances even during his high school career. His group and solo choreography have won multiple high scoring awards and recognition for outstanding choreography at LA Dance Magic, Starpower, StarQuest, and Rainbow dance competitions. Logan has helped choreograph theatre productions such as Urinetown for Coronado High School and has helped choreograph and produce Pikes Peak Performance Company’s holiday shows for the past two years. Using his knowledge of a variety of styles, Logan enjoys creating new and innovative movement that is technically proficient, musically adapt, and engaging to all audience members.

Bethanny Jorenby (Tap, Ballet, Musical Theatre Dance) was born in southern California, where she knew before the age of three she wanted to pursue a career in the performing arts. In third grade, she began taking ballet classes at Expanding Harmony Dance Studio in Brookings, South Dakota, at which time dance quickly moved from a hobby to a passion. Under the direction of Melissa Hauschild-Mork, Jerilyn Ommen, and Tabitha Hudson-Wedemeyer, Bethanny was able to study choreographic creation and various technical theater elements, as well as ballet, tap, modern, jazz, and musical theater dance. She has choreographed numerous shows, including Annie, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and Bye-Bye Birdie; designed costumes for local theater companies; assisted in casting for American Girl "Isabella" dance promotions; and created various concert works, both in work-shop and for performance. Ms. Bethanny loves teaching and strives to create a classroom environment that is fun and encouraging while always challenging students to grow to the next level.

Lauren Manning (Musical Theatre Dance, Ballet) is a professional dancer based out of New York City. Originally from Pennsylvania, Lauren was a scholarship student at the Pennsylvania Governor’s School for the Arts. She continued her dance education at Elon University and earned a B.F.A. in Dance Performance & Choreography. Lauren has studied at various training programs including the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, the Rockette Summer Intensive, Code 3 with Complexions Contemporary Ballet, and the American College Dance Festival. As a member of the Elon Dance Company and The Kearns Dance Project she spent her undergraduate career performing in various companies and festivals across the U.S. and in Europe. Lauren also appeared on the HBO drama Vinyl, directed by Martin Scorsese. During the holiday season Lauren performs in The Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes.  As a Rockette she has worked with Tony Award-winning choreographer, Warren Carlyle, in the preproduction of The New York Spring Spectacular.  Lauren has appeared with the Rockettes on the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, LIVE! With Kelly and Ryan and The Ellen DeGeneres Show. She has also appeared on NBC's July 4th Fireworks Spectacular performing the work of Emmy Award-winning choreographer Mia Michaels' of The Rockettes' New York Spectacular. Lauren has been seen with the Rockettes on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, and The Today Show. In addition to performing Lauren is an editor at DanceMedia, publisher of Dance Magazine, Dance Spirit, Dance Teacher, Pointe, and Dance Retailer News.

Patricia Hoffman, Director, Principal Teacher, founded Colorado Ballet Society (formerly Ballet Society of Colorado Springs) in September of 1997. Before moving to Colorado Springs, she founded and directed La Jolla Festival Ballet and Dance Center in Southern California. She began her studies in Monterey, California, with Patricia Wester. At age 16, Ms. Hoffman began to study full time with England’s Ballet Rambert. She received her MFA in classical ballet from U.S. International University where she also later joined the faculty. Ms. Hoffman performed principal roles created for her with Ballet International and San Diego Ballet. She also directed and taught in London; was principal at the San Diego Ballet School; and directed the USIU Conservatory of the Arts.

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